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Birthday Girl Toasts

Cathy toasts our table, flanked by Gary (left) and Oliver (right)
#63 Teaching at Taizhou Teachers College-A Special Occasion in China

May 15th 2007
The significance of a Chinese young person reaching the age of 20 years cannot be underestimated. It is roughly equivalent to the importance that used to be associated with turning 21 years old in the West, only much, much more. For the young person involved it marks their entry into the adult world and all that that entails. Their dreams of increasing independence are tempered with the real ... 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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