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A Family Journey

By Ling Woo Liu Monday, Sept. 21, 2009 Read more: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1921486,00.html#ixzz2NLNJG8mk My great-grandfather, Dr. Wu Lien-teh, was sitting down to dinner in Tianjin, a port city near Beijing, when he received a telegram. It was Dec. 19, 1910, and China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs had alerted him to an outbreak of deadly pneumonic plague near the […]