Angela Lu Fulton

Angela is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine and a part-time editor for WORLD Digital. She is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Angela resides in Taipei, Taiwan. Follow her on Twitter @angela818.

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Water resistance

California | The government has diverted precious water from Central California farms, and farmers are fighting back
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 5/02/14, 01:00 am

When Adam Icardo, a third-generation Central California farmer, steps outside his farm’s office in Mettler, Calif., he’s hit with an ugly sight: a swatch of baked dirt and weeds where neat rows of leafy canary tomato plants should be growing. “The effect of the drought on this area is devastating; you don’t realize what a problem it is until it hits your front door,” said Icardo as he gazed off over his 1,000-acre farm. “It’s hard to see part of your field with no production. … It’s emotional.”

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ChinaAid

China begins tearing down approved churches

Persecution
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 4/29/14, 10:00 am

The Chinese government began demolishing parts of Sanjiang Church in Wenzhou on Monday, breaking a previously made agreement that would have left the 160-foot-tall church largely untouched. In the past week, officials detained several church members and monitored the electronic communications of others, according to Texas-based ChinaAid.

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Worship the Lord with banjo and accordion

Music
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 4/18/14, 04:00 pm

Where King David worshipped with flutes and lyres, Rend Collective uses banjos, accordions, mandolins, ukuleles, and something called a “Jingling Johnny.”“It’s crazy loud, but it sure is celebratory,” lead singer Chris Llewellyn said of the instrument that resembles a pogo stick, but with some pie pans and a bell.

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