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The Aftershocks that Shook the Hearts of Us

July, 2008
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On May 12th 2008 at 2.28PM in Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province, the earth began to shake. So mercilessly it shook that in three short minutes houses crumbled to dust, schools were reduced to rubble and lives were lost forever. Even thousands of miles away in Shanghai, those in high-rise buildings felt the tremors. Though [...]

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High School in a Taxi

July, 2008
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Four years ago, with knots in my stomach, I left my hometown of Vancouver, Canada and I arrived in this unknown place, called Shanghai.
I was no stranger to travel but had never lived internationally before. I left everything that was familiar to me to embark on this new adventure. I went to school, made new [...]

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American-Born Comics Artist

July, 2008
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  The first comic book Gene Yang bought was in the fifth grade and began his lifelong obsession with the medium.
  In his opinion, “comics is the most intimate medium. Every stroke you see on the page can come out of a single person’s brush. It’s almost like reading a handwritten letter.”
  Comics take up [...]

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Words from the Graduates of 2008…

July, 2008
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Bertha Natalia, Shanghai American School, is going to the University of Wisconsin and will major in chemical engineering.
  This was my fourth year being in an international school. I was very shocked when I first came to an international school because everything seemed so "Hollywood". I felt like I was in an American TV [...]

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