Veterans Specialist Cherishes Freedom After Watching Shen Yun

“I like the culture it’s an education at the same time, because you’re learning a lot about China, what they allow, what they don’t allow. I think it brings to light what China likes to keep hidden from us.”

“I was talking about that walking up the aisle, during intermission, we said that, how fortunate we are to live in this country, have all the freedoms, how we tend to take for granted.”

“Just the diversity of the culture, like the Mongolians, I didn’t realize that China had so many varied beliefs, the way they worshipped. I don’t know much about China—this brings to light a lot of what they practice, what they believe and what they are prevented from my believing as well.”

Stephen Ruggiero, peer support specialist at Veterans Health Administration
Boch Center Wang Theatre, Boston, United States
Shen Yun World Company
December 30, 2017