Tessa Hulls and her mother, Rose Kappeler Hulls, in Hong Kong. Kappeler Hulls went to school in the city after fleeing China with her journalist mother. Photo: James Wendlinger

The persecuted journalist who fled Mao’s China for Hong Kong and the granddaughter out to tell family’s story in a graphic novel

Artist Tessa Hulls visits Hong Kong and Suzhou to learn about the remarkable life of grandmother she grew up with in California, and finds tracing her roots helps her bond with her own mother

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Tessa Hulls and her mother, Rose Kappeler Hulls, in Hong Kong. Kappeler Hulls went to school in the city after fleeing China with her journalist mother. Photo: James Wendlinger
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