Join host of ABC TV’s One Plus One and former China correspondent Jane Hutcheon as she discusses China Baby Love, her book about Linda McCarthy Shum, who turned her life upside down to help unwanted babies. For almost two decades, McCarthy Shum has dedicated herself to her cause, travelling and raising money to better care for the orphans – the hidden human aftermath of China’s one-child policy. It’s an extraordinary account of the abandoned children of the world’s most populous nation.

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Jane Hutcheon (Australian)

Jane Hutcheon

Jane Hutcheon is a Sydney-based presenter and author. As the creator and former host of ABC-TV's One Plus One - a weekly interview-based chat show - she interviewed 500 notable people about their lives and achievements. Jane left the ABC in September 2019 to develop her own projects and collaborations. She's currently developing a series of books and workshops on the art of conversation. She's also the author of two non-fiction books, and is a former international television correspondent reporting on world affairs from China, the Middle-East and Europe.