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INTERVIEW: Jenny Bowen’s Half the Sky Saves Chinese Orphans

Jenny Bowen, author--Photo: R. Bowen

Social activist Jenny Bowen: Photo: Richard Bowen

By Stacey Gualandi/April 25, 2014

All it took for Jenny Bowen to step up was a New York Times’ photo of a little girl, malnourished and in a Chinese orphanage. That’s when she decided to save lives thousands of miles away.

“It doesn’t matter if it’s Chinese orphans or what it is; if you see something wrong in the world that needs fixing, you can do something.”  Jenny Bowen 

This former screenwriter is the founder of  Half the Sky Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of Chinese orphans and how they are cared for. To find out how she single-handedly changed a government’s thinking on child welfare, you can read her new book, Wish You  Happy Forever What Chinese Orphans Taught Me About Moving Mountains.

I’m honored to have had the opportunity to talk to Jenny who joined us on TWE Radio from Washington D.C…

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