A Memorial to Iris Chang

July 12, 2005

Shortly after the journalist and author committed suicide at the age of 36, the curator of a museum in Nanjing, China -- a city Chang wrote extensively about -- came to her gravesite to pay his respects. His organization now plans to fund two statues of Chang, one to be placed in a museum in Nanjing and the other to go to her family in the US. AM 580's Jeff Bossert spoke with Shau-Jin and Ying-Ying Chang, who'll decide where a statue on American soil will best honor Iris' memory and inspire others.

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