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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: August 19, 2010 ... - WQED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

August 19, 2010

CONTACT:

Rosemary Martinelli

412-622-6433

rmartine@wqed.org

Adoption Documentary, Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy, to Air on WQED-TV

PITTSBURGH—Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy is the story of eight-year-old Chinese

orphan, Fang Sui Yong, who is now one of the 70,000 adopted Chinese children being

raised in the United States. Sui Yong, who used to be a veteran of orphanages and a

Chinese foster family, was taken in by a Jewish family from Long Island.

Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy will premiere Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 10:00 p.m. on

WQED-TV. Throughout the documentary, the audience will join the Sadowskys on their

journey to Guangzhou, China to adopt Sui Yong in this story about love, respect and

family. It explores what happens when an older Chinese girl becomes a part of an

American family. This film reveals the complicated gains and losses that are integral to

international, trans-racial adoption through Fang Sui Yong. Language, habits, food,

culture, and life will never be the same for the once orphan.

Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy is directed by Stephanie Wang-Breal and is a co-produced

documentary by POV and American Documentary, Inc. The film won the 2010 Sterling

Silver Award for Best U.S. Feature at the Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary

Festival earlier this summer. To read more about Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy, go to:

http://www.woainimommy.com/.

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