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Jan.09.2014 - 3:40 pm
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There were three little beds in Zhu Ma's bedroom, in a drafty, Tibetan-style wooden house where I had invited myself for the night. She allowed me to sleep in her bed, while she...
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Jul.16.2013 - 11:09 am
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Here's my next spoof on scams - they don't just come from Nigeria anymore! (This is based on actual reports of for-profit college fraud which runs rampant in the U.S. Check out...
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Mar.11.2013 - 11:41 am
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This is the first of my glimpses into scams in the vein of the Nigerian email; call them lessons on how strangers can prey on our desires. (How could our moms have...
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Oct.28.2012 - 10:28 am
China finally got the Nobel Laureate it wanted - not the dissident who remains in jail, nor the writer living in exile for decades. As a fan of Mo Yan from the other side of the...
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Comments from Li

Feb.15.2010 - 3:27 pm
In response to: My Favorite Short Story
Hi Patricia, This is a very touching story. It gives me hope that words can change the world, or at least our little...