Tag Archives: School

An Angry Father


Earlier last week, I was on the phone with an artist friend of mine in Beijing. We talked about the documentary he was making, my ideas about a story, and we chitchatted a little about our children. He too has … Continue reading

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Who Is Chen Guangcheng— A celebration of life on his 40th birthday


You already know the labels: the blind “barefoot” lawyer, the illegal house arrest, etc. Over the past days and weeks, I have come across writings about Chen Guangcheng, by journalists who covered him and by legal professionals who worked and … Continue reading

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Celebration with a Dash of Breaking and Entering


Casey’s story is continued here. Honoring the glorious 60th National Day with song and dance was winding down and the obligatory speeches were beginning.  My co-teacher and I had grown weary of sitting in front of what we thought was the entire … Continue reading

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