Tag Archives: Begging

Child Beggars, Kidnapping, and Living with Dead Hearts


When I first visited China in 2006, my parents and I did a whirlwind tour of the major sites in a few weeks before I began my summer course at Beijing Language Culture University. I remember one sweltering morning in … Continue reading

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Grabby Beggars and Showy Givers – Cultural Differences in Charity in China


If you’ve been reading this blog for more than a few weeks, you probably already know that I enjoy looking at cultural differences, and like to highlight just how vast a subject culture can be. Grabby Beggars Let me start … Continue reading

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