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I write narrative nonfiction and have a complete 86,000 word manuscript, Whispers From the Valley of the Yak: One Woman’s Journey to Self-Discovery.

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Mom’s Chinese diploma

My mother earned two medical degrees, the first in 1936 and the second twelve years later. Mom valued her second diploma and hung it on her office wall, but she always displayed the 1936 Chinese diploma in the most prominent spot. Its appearance is unique, entirely hand-lettered with graceful Chinese characters, even the numbers. A…

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Olfactory memories

When I was a child, every now and then I would find my parents slicing and dicing garlic, ginger, vegetables, and meats—a sure sign they were getting ready to cook a Chinese meal.

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