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My Grandfather's Opium Addiction, the Truth Hurts
Although China was falling apart, we were inland,
far from all the troubles. The Opium War di d not affect our family. Our
Chao (朝) and
Ting (庭)
generations were aware of opium, but it did not affect them. Someone introduced
the drug to our Guan fami...

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Ecology Training - Yunnan University
The head of my department Li and the director of my institute Yang were really happy with my work. They sent me to  Yunnan University for training in a special ecological topic. I stayed in Kunming for about three months. With a nearly 2,400 year history, K...

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Searching for My Hakka Roots
I c alled my mom and told her what I had
just discovered. She said she did not know much about what I had found, but
still sounded troubled when I asked about my grandfather’s salt well business.
She said the salt well had been in our family for many ge...

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Time Flies, Invisible Killers
It seemed like yesterday when we bought our over hundred year old colonial house in 1993, not long after the house across the street from us was also bought and the new owner moved in. We were all raising our children at the same time.      Our street is a ...

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Guan Zhong Pu's (众仆) Book
Our great grandfather Rong ( 熔 1743- 1798) had six sons and two daughters with two wives, Chen ( 陈 1742- 1763 ) and Tong ( 童 1745- 1807 ). We were Tong's descendants left and never returned, Guan Zhong Pu's ( 众仆 ) book is about Chen's descendants who stayed...

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Guan Zhong Pu's (众仆) Book
Our great grandfather Rong ( 熔 1743- 1798) had six sons and two daughters with two wives, Chen ( 陈 1742- 1763 ) and Tong ( 童 1745- 1807 ). We were Tong's descendants left and never returned, Guan Zhong Pu's ( 众仆 ) book is about Chen's descendants who stayed...

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Thinking About the Past
     Each of us has stories to tell—to share with each other and the next generations. About twenty years ago, I started writing about my...

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