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My China Story | Megan Cansfield (United Kingdom & United States)

My China Story | Megan Cansfield (United Kingdom & United States)

more It seems that everyone who comes to China from abroad – for work, internships, language study, study abroad, personal ties – has a different “China story” of how they first became interested in China and how they wound up here. The destination is the same, but the “why” is different. I have had the privilege of hearing the personal journeys of many people throughout my years of language study in and out of China. Now, I thought I would share mine.
My China Story | Ethan Paul (United States)

My China Story | Ethan Paul (United States)

more Growing up as a young boy in one of the many small, deindustrializing towns that dot the United States, I had never given much thought to China, other than to recognize it simply as the source of my massive toy collection. This distance between myself and the Middle Kingdom remained as I entered Penn State to study political science, where I was initially seized by questions whose boundaries I confined primarily to American life: How...