“I feel a lot of emotion. It’s a part of my history. … I’m very spiritual. I’m a Christian, I’m a reverend, I’m an ordained minister in a Catholic church, but I find the spirituality in my Chinese heritage is very special to me.
“[It doesn’t matter] what you worship. You worship something bigger than self, and [Shen Yun] is very spiritual, very, very spiritual, and I’m touched by that.”
“It’s powerful. It’s very important to me. How do I feel? I feel sometimes it’s really touching to me. It almost brings me to tears it’s so powerful.”
“I was just thinking tonight being here, I’ve got to bring all my children and my grandchildren—I’ve got to bring them to this. They’ve got to see this part of their heritage. My wife is French, and a big part of our life is French also and we don’t ignore that, but we must not ignore this either, where we come from.”
“I liked the athletic ability of the dancers and their capability to make it look so easy. It’s beautiful. It’s an art form, it’s not just physical—it’s much more than that. It’s very special.”