Nov 15, 2019
Dr. Russell Low
Chinese Heritage


Russell Low is a California-born 4th generation Chinese American physician who is a great grandson of Hung Lai Wah, a Transcontinental Railroad worker and Tom Ying, a rescued child salve. The story of his great grandparents and their descendants has been featured on the History Channel, BBC Radio, National Public Radio, the Voice of America, and is included in the California State Railroad Museum, and the Smithsonian Museum of American History. Russell’s passion for research, family history, and story telling come together in a recently published novel entitled “Three Coins.”