Born on Feb. 9, 1979 in Beijing, China, Zhang was raised by her father, Yuan Xiao, an economist for the state-run telecom, and her mother, Li Zhou Sheng, a kindergarten teacher. Like most families living in communist China at the time, Zhang's family had very few possessions. Her life changed for the better when at 11 years old, she was admitted to...
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