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‘Not just a western story’: What happened to the six Chinese survivors of the Titanic?

Twenty-six-year-old sailor Fang Lang was lashed to a floating piece of the Titanic when one of its few lifeboats spotted him, half a world away from his hometown Hong Kong. Fang had tied himself to the wreckage before he lost consciousness, and as the frigid North Atlantic swell washed over him, it wasn’t clear whether […]