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In Praise of the PRC – My talent show debut

The following chapter follows Casey’s story in the fall of 2009, continued from here. The whole week, maintenance men had been erecting banners throughout campus.  Each banner reflected on the upcoming day of celebration with phrases such as Honor the Fatherland … Continue reading

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The Little Class that Could

Continued from here. I stared at the clock and watched each movement of the bright red second hand.  My brain sunk further and further into a deep blackness.  Every unavoidable tick rotated gears underneath the cheap plastic which locked in … Continue reading

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Getting Educated – A glimpse of the worst school in China

Continued from here. It was the right room alright. I stood outside of a locked door, behind which my schedule told me I should have begun class ten minutes earlier. I had no choice but to wait there where my … Continue reading

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