Monthly Archives: August 2021

Face-to-Face, 30 years later

In the previous post, I mentioned “Kevin” Hu , a former student of mine, who found me with a web search. Our connection is now complete on WeChat, where he and another classmate are trying to gather more of us … Continue reading

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A 30-plus Year Reunion in the Works

     This WordPress blog is mostly viewed by American friends.  But on rare occasions, I get a surprise note from someone who has found me after many years.          “Teacher Connie, this is Kevin Hu,” read … Continue reading

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A Chinese Farmers’ Daughter: Heartbreaking Disappointment

18-year-old Liangyu began her summer rejoicing, along with her dad (Che) and mom (Chen). Her year of exhausting study as a senior in high school was finally over. She was the first in her family to graduate from high school, … Continue reading

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