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Sixteen Stories

A Californian family of Jewish & Chinese immigrants

Impressions of China

Guangzhou廣州 I had the opportunity to go to China to speak at a beauty trade fair and at a business school. It was my fifth trip to the country, after visits in 2002, 2012, 2014 and 2015. The first stop […]

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The Back Story

This is half of us. My brother Anthony and I are half Chinese, and the other half is a mix of Jewish Polish, Latvian and Russian. The family tree is fairly complete going back a few generations with one exception: our father’s grandfather. There […]

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