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City Park on a Sunday  
   

City Park on a Sunday

Contrary to what people may be inclined to believe, Kunming's city park is not a relaxing place to be on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.
The Taxi Corner: Black People, White People, and the Taliban

November 29th 2009
As a foreigner in China, I am constantly aware of being different. Children ask me why I'm "so white." My Chinese friends ask me, "what's wrong with your hair?" (nothing, it's just curly). I can't fit into women's shoes because my feet are too big, and six of my foreign friends overloaded an elevator marked "Capacity: 13 persons." Many Chinese people are curious about foreigners because we stand o ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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