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House of Steamed Buns & the best Guard Ever

This past January I decided to rent a room with one of my students’ families. I approached an agent, said, ‘I want the cheapest, smallest flat,’ they could offer. We strode through a village, a bridge away from my school. … Continue reading

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Fish Balloon

A man and his son- -son wrapped around his father’s chest- Cascading through orange glow, Playfully tugging at a fish shaped balloon. The world sleeps, all but this man and his son.

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大爸爸

Where Mothers end– Fathers begin: Strong hands –the first thing I can remember. I never felt safe unless those strong hands were guiding me across the street. Later, Dad taught me, I too can have strong hands and be strong … Continue reading

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Slum Village

BEHOLD::: I am not sure my parents are ready to endure Long Hua–nine days until they come-. Time will proclaim itself when they arrive. Some things about my town. It is Construction Party Pad. There is a KTV [karaoke chain … Continue reading

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