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An Amazing Detail About the Human Body Convinced This Doctor to Abandon Atheism

Billy Hallowell : Aug 4, 2017 : Faithwire

His story has been so transformational that he served as the real-life inspiration for Martin Yip, one of the main characters in Pure Flix’s hit film “God’s Not Dead.”

(Nashville, TN) — [Faithwire] From enduring China’s infamous Cultural Revolution to finding success as a medical doctor after emigrating to the U.S. nearly penniless and with no knowledge of the English language, Dr. Ming X. Wang has proven that he’s a survivor. (Photo Credit: Ming Wang/Facebook)

Wang, a renowned eye surgeon based in Nashville, Tennessee, and the author of “From Darkness to Sight: A Journey from Hardship to Healing,” recently described how discovering the complexities of the human eye eventually led him to Christ.

He also revealed the dire situation he faced in the midst of Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong’s political movement that spanned from 1966-1976, one that threw China into cultural upheaval. 

At the time, Wang was a young man growing up in the beleaguered country, an experience that he described as harrowing, confusing and terrifying. He said that Zedong had “decided the best way to keep on dictating was to keep people ignorant [and] the best way to keep people ignorant was to destroy the education of all the young people in the entire country.” Wang’s own journey was deeply impacted by those efforts.

Wang noted that, under Zedong, universities were shut down in 1966 and that junior and senior high school students were forcefully deported and condemned to a life sentence of hard labor and poverty; some were even killed. Over the 10-year period, he said the government “destroyed the future of 20 million young people.”

When he was just 14 years old and finishing the 9th grade, he, too received a deportation order that would forever change his path.

“My education was completely cut off permanently,” Wang said.

But rather than bow to the deportation order, he decided to desperately seek any and all options that would keep him out of the work camps, taking up music and even dance, as those professions kept young people at home and exempted them from deportation. After all, entertainment was still valued by the government.

“In the mid 1970s, tens of thousands of us were playing some kind of instrument,” Wang explained, noting that the government eventually realized that people were gaming the system in an effort to avoid deportation. At that point, Wang …

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