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Subway Video Forces Question About How Chinese Treat Strangers04:16

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When a white foreigner fainted on the subway last month in Shanghai, all of the passengers aboard the train fled the scene, abandoning the fallen man on the ground.

NPR’s Frank Langfitt tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about the growing concern in China about how people there treat strangers, why there's so much fear to help people and how things might be changing.


This segment aired on September 2, 2014.

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