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Off the Great Wall: The Complicated Chinese Family Tree

Did you know that every member of a Chinese family is called something different depending on whether it’s from one’s mom’s side or dad’s side and their seniority? It gets quite confusing, so the folks at Off the Great Wall … Continue reading

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Where’s my Furniture? Adventures with Extended Family

When Barack Obama took time off from his campaign to visit his ailing grandmother, it made me think of the time when I woke up one morning, got out of my room, looked around the house, and wondered, “where’s my … Continue reading

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