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Pearl Buck's Boxer Rebellion

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Despite their peaceful ties with their Chinese neighbors, the Sydenstricker family was forced to flee temporarily during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900. Pearl left China at age seventeen to attend college at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Virginia, from which she graduated in 1914. That same year she returned to China to care for her sick mother and work in a nearby mission school. Pearl S. Buck International upholds Pearl Buck’s legacy in China through child sponsorship & student. Pearl S. Buck House in Nanjing, China; The Pearl S. Buck Summer Villa, on Lushan Mountain in Jiangxi
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