Eunice Moe Brock, 92, who moved to live in a poor village in Shandong after selling all her belongings in the US at the age of 82.
Her China story begins with her parents, who worked here as missionaries. She was born in Liaocheng, a poverty-stricken area in Shandong province in 1917 and lived there up to the age of 13.
“I decided that one day I would go back to China and offer some
help," she says. She kept this dream alive, even after her family moved back to the US in 1930, and she got married and became a mother herself.
One year after her husband died in 1999, she redeemed her promise to China. She sold the family property, including a house, car, and 40 acres of farmland, and moved back to China alone. She finally settled down in a poor village called Liumiao in Liaocheng at the age of 82.
"I want to spend the rest of my life in China, for I am an American with a Chinese heart," she says.
She passed away on April 28, 2013 at the age 96 in China.
Screening of the documentary on Eunice will take place Friday March 14 starting at 6:30 pm in the school of business administration room 490.
This event is free and open to the public.
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