Tag Archives: Chinese immigrants

Strong as Iron

“After arriving from China my dad took a year to save enough money working in San Francisco and he then walked to Astoria.” [ 718 miles ] “My grandfather brought home salmon cheeks, a delicacy to the Chinese but a … Continue reading

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Weighty Lessons

Sometimes history can weigh us down. Remorse, regret, convenient revisions… and at times rage and resentment over transgressions against our ancestors.   Sometimes history can lift us up. Inspire, validate, educate… and at times impress upon us the value in celebrating and … Continue reading

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