Reuters Canada reports that Steven Spielberg is quitting his role as an Olympics adviser over the Chinese support of the Darfur crisis. The full article HERE. He is quoted as saying “I find that my conscience will not allow me to continue business as usual,” …”At this point, my time and energy must be spent not on Olympic ceremonies, but on doing all I can to help bring an end to the unspeakable crimes against humanity that continue to be committed in Darfur,”.
In the far east LA city of Diamond Bar a young athlete who has been paralyzed since 2004 is traveling to China for a stem cell treatment that he hopes will restore his ability to walk. The full story on Kenneth Gibson’s quest is on the Pasadena Star News HERE.