Things Turn Out Best for the People Who Make the Best of the Way Things Turn Out

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"If you’re reading this, someone either told you to, or you’re extremely bored. Funny enough, one of the reasons I’m writing this is because someone told me to go to Chinese school, ahem thanks parents, and boy was I bored when I was there. If you asked one of my old classmates about me they would agree that at Chinese school, I was not definitely not Chinese-schooling. This is where my story starts but, thankfully, not where it ends. I started out at Chinese school like many other kids, I was dragged kicking and screaming while I tried to pretend that I was either sick, dying or both. However, unlike many other kids, I never got with the program. I skated through the rest of my years with the knowledge that these grades didn’t really 'count.' At this point, you’re probably starting to wonder why they let a slacker like me write this."


This article was originally published in Conejo Chinese Cultural Association Journal, volume 62, in 2016.

Dr. Fong's article begins on page 68 of the linked PDF.


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