Adeline Yen Mah


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in China
November 30, 1937

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Adeline Yen Mah (Chinese: Yen Jun-ling; Pinyin: Mǎ Yán Jūnlíng; Yale (Cantonese): ma5 yim4 gwan1 ling4) (official birthday 30th November 1937, however real birthday not known, this is in fact her father's birthday) is a Chinese-American author and physician. She grew up in Tianjin, Shanghai and Hong Kong with an older sister, Lydia; three older brothers, Gregory, Edgar and James and a younger half brother, Franklin and half sister, Susan. Currently she divides her time between southern California and London. She is married to Professor Robert Mah and has two children.


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Chinese Comfort Women

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San Francisco’s Superior Court Judge


Julie Tang

and Judge Lillian Sing invited me last week to speak

at the funeral of Wei Shao-lan, a Chinese Comfort

Woman who passed away in May 2019. Julie and

Lilian are co-founders of the Comfort Women Justice

Coalition.

Comfort Women were females who were forced into

sexual slavery by the Japanese Military in occupied

countries during the Second W...

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“Please believe that one single positive dream is more important than a thousand negative realities.”
Adeline Yen Mah, Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter

“I read because I have to. It drives everything else from my mind. It lets me escape to find other world.”
Adeline Yen Mah, Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter

“But you can vanquish the demons only when you yourself are convinced of your own worth.”
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