Yinong Young-Xu: A Potential for Brutality


Growing up in China near the end of the Cultural Revolution, Yinong Young-Xu witnessed cruelty and violence. Now in the U.S., he believes he must avoid exercising the brutality he learned as a child.

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Yinong Young-Xu emigrated from Shanghai to the U.S. when he was 16. He has a doctorate in epidemiology from Harvard, and now researches posttraumatic stress disorder in veterans. Yinong visits China to help vaccinate children there against rotavirus.