Bio

Xiaomei Lucas is the Chinese translator for Laura’s Children: the Hidden Story of a Chinese Orphanage (in traditional character Chinese, and simplified character Chinese the book’s title is Faith Journey: Laura Richards and the Orphans of Canaan Home in China ). Xiaomei is also the granddaughter of Laura Richards, the woman whose story is told in the book. Laura raised Xiaomei’s mother and aunt as two of her adopted daughters. During the Cultural Revolution, when Xiaomei was seven, the government exiled her family to the impoverished province of Gansu because her mother grew up in a Christian orphanage. Her story, "Exiled to Gansu Province," is published as an essay in That Mad Game: Growing Up in a Warzone, edited by J.L. Powers. Cinco Puntos Press (www.cincopuntos.com) Today Xiaomei is married to an American, lives in Houston, Texas and works as a a Lead QA Engineer for GE Oil & Gas in Houston

Books

Xiaomei Lucas translated Laura’s Children: the Hidden Story of a Chinese Orphanage into Chinese. In traditional character Chinese and simplified character Chinese, the book’s title is Faith Journey: Laura Richards and the Orphans of Canaan Home in China. 

Events, Talks, Visits

Xiaomei is available to speak in English and Chinese about her experiences growing up and becoming a Christian in a country where it was  illegal to own a Bible, attend church meetings, or teach a child anything about God.

Contact

Write: 13523 Delwood Springs Lane, Houston, TX 77044
Phone: (832) 328-8550
Email: Xiaomei_lucas@yahoo.com