My name is Justin Gregorio. I've lived in Ohio for about five or so years, but I'm from Colorado originally. One of the most frequently asked questions I get after making this statement is, "Why would you do that!?!" The answer is, not by choice. I enjoy anything related to computers, politics, humor, or philosophy. Which basically means everything, so that statement didn't really clarify much about me at all.
This article, or page really, summarizes the life of Mao Zedong. This gives some perspective which helps to understand the circumstances of the essay analyzed in class. Mostly just names and dates, but what's really important is the information the page gives about Mao's history and radical political positions. Whether for good or bad Mao Zedong was a massive influence in shaping China as it is today.