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Forgotten history of the Titanic’s Chinese survivors told in new documentary The Six – ABC News

More than a hundred years ago, eight Chinese men left their homes and families to take up work in the US’s thriving shipping industry. Little did they know they’d…

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More than a hundred years ago, eight Chinese men left their homes and families to take up work in the US’s thriving shipping industry.
Key points:

  • A new documentary sheds light on the forgotten history of the Titanic’s Asian passengers
  • One of their stories inspired the famous door scene from the 1997 film by James Cameron
  • Sensational media reports at the time accused the men of dressing as women to survive

Little did they know they’d go on to become footnotes in history, surviving the world’s most…

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