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DRAWING#15: CHINESE SOCIETY(1)


Chinese Society(1)

Chinese Society(1)

Hope and hopeless. To carry on a family line, how much can a Chinese man carry?

 


From now on, I’ll post my drawings weekly, or maybe twice a week. To share the below auto-biographic stories, I’ll keep being creative, transforming my thoughts into words and images.

I started school when I was ten. In primary school, there was no lessons other than Maths and Chinese. The rest were merely reading on your own and doing homework. So basically, I had to skip the rest of the classes to do housework or farmwork. And the teacher used charcoal to write on the wooden board. Not to mention that I never owned any proper paper. One evening after dinner, I invited my best playmate to visit my room. We sat up on the bed face to face, looking into each other. Then we came up with an idea to draw each other’s face. So we used the back page of my Chinese and Math books, which were blank and white. In the end, we looked again and again at the drawings, laughing with pride. Too bad, soon the pictures faded away naturally. Now the drawn face has become vague, but the memory of my very first drawing with a pencil is still vivid. Continue reading →

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Comment by Heather Cai on June 12, 2015 at 5:46pm

@ Mike46 - Believe so...

Comment by Mike46 on June 12, 2015 at 9:15am

Also, how much do the family want to be carried on?

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