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Sun marries Song Qingling

In 1911, Sun fell in love with his young secretary, Song Qingling. Song was the daughter of one of China’s most Westernized families.¬†Charlie Song, her father, was a Vanderbilt-educated devout Christian, who had made a fortune as an entrepreneur in Shanghai. Sun and Qingling were married in 1915. Song Qingling’s older sister Ailing married a… Read more »