Hope Talk – Shadows of the Crimson Sun
Dr. Yang & Julia LinSanxia Spintops
Born in Taiwan under Japanese occupation. Raised in Manchukuo under Japanese control Retrocession of Taiwan. Received Canadian citizenship after immigrating to North America. The many identities of Dr. Charles Yang. He lingers in the influences of different cultures and felt the lessons of every experience. Dr. Yang’s whole life had been about finding home while not losing yourself along the way. This is the story of Dr. Yang. His experiences and background were adapted into a novel by Taiwanese-Canadian author Julian Lin. Connecting historical events to his life stories, Julia painted a story of self discovery. Dr. Yang and Julia Lin will be at this year’s TAIWANfest Hope Talk, sharing their stories of self exploration.