" ... Deng Xiaoping Modern Day Contributions to Marxism-Leninism"
Deng was born in Guang'an, China on August 22, 1904. When he was a teenager, he realized that China needed to modernize with the new generation's help. In turn, he joined the CCP in high school, believing this party could improve China's wellbeing.
"The son of a well-to-do landowner, Deng joined the Chinese Communist Party while in high school and traveled to France and later Moscow before returning to his home country in 1926."
-Deng Xiaoping Biography