23 Feb 2010

Asian Report for 23 February 2010 - Mao's Last Dancer

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:30 pm on 23 February 2010

Li Cunxin was born into a poor family in Li Commune near the city of Qingdao in the Shandong province of People's Republic of China. At the age of eleven, he was selected to attend The Beijing Dance Academy, where students endured arduous 16-hour training days.

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