Jing-Mei's Journey To China

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When Jing-Mei started her journey to China she remembers a time where she had rejected her culture. Afterword, when she arrived she was linguistically challenged. Later when she understood a bit about her culture she asked her father to tell her mother’s story in their native language. “Your mother running away’- begins my father ‘No tell me in Chinese’ I interrupt ‘Really I can understand” (157) After hearing her mother story Jing-Mei understands what she meant when she was fifteen, “Someday you 'll see…It is in your blood, waiting to be let go.” (149) Jing-Mei has a much better understanding of her family history and Chinese roots than she did when she started her
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