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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
A love story - cultural differences, misunderstandings and yes, I see what she is saying.
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Binu and the Great Wall


Binu and the Great Wall

Binu And The Great Wall is a wonderful myth retold in the words of Su Tong, the author of ‘Rice’.  The myth of Binu and how her tears washed away the Great Wall have been passed down through the ages. It is a tale of hardship, brutality and undying love. Su Tong’s version of the myth, brings to the reader the harshness and brutality that led to the constuction of the wall and the terrible effects it had on the common people.

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When I was working in Massachusetts, I had the fortune of contacting and talking to Tom Olin who was kind enough to give me permission for one of my favourite photos from the disability movement - I cannot find a bigger version of this picture.


  ©Tom Olin

Here is a tribute to him and his work by Mike Ervin and Pat Figueroa, Jr.
 Tom Olin holds his camera up while loolomg tpo the side

Tom Olin is someone everybody sees at national disability events, but few realize what he has done.

Olin, director of the Disability Rights Center, is known for his pictures. But, more than simply a photographer, he is a photojournalist and social documentarian. Olin’s photos have produced a pictorial chronicle unrivaled in the history of American ideology, including the civil rights and women’s movements.

Read the rest at Independence Today

 

Thank you Tom for all your photos!

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