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Yi JianLian – Rivaling Yao Ming in the NBA

Yi JianLian – Rivaling Yao Ming in the NBA

Yi Jianlian’s dream is to carve out his own career in the NBA, NOT just be another Yao Ming. The former Guangdong Tiger power forward is expected to go in the first round…then challenge Yao as China’s hottest basketball export. One Hall of Fame coach says about Yi – “He has much more body control than Yao, and he’s a much better jumper. I’m real high on him, and I think I’m right.” Yi Jianlian will be the fourth Chinese…

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The Fastest and Strangest Way I Have Ever Seen to Become Fluent in English

The Fastest and Strangest Way I Have Ever Seen to Become Fluent in English

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I would not recommend anybody try this at home. Or at the office. Or anywhere else for that matter. It seems that there is a Chinese office worker who learned to speak English fluently in a very short time while also forgetting her native language of Chinese. A 28-year old office worker in Wuhan sucked…

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Chinese-American Church Misses Opportunity to Celebrate Veteran’s Day

Chinese-American Church Misses Opportunity to Celebrate Veteran’s Day

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. We are church goers. Daddy says he’s been going to church for a very long time … by choice. Not because he was made to by his parents or any of that stuff. I like going to church. I have friends there. And my teachers are nice and they teach me things. Daddy said yesterday…

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Overdressing can be a problem when going cross cultural

Overdressing can be a problem when going cross cultural

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. My daddy can wear shorts and a t-shirt into a room full of people all wearing suits and ties and make them feel like they overdressed not make him feel like he underdressed. Daddy is funny that way. He dresses in a way that he is most comfortable. But … when he was in Bangkok…

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