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The story begins with a detailed description of the area where Lao is born and raised in China. She is the youngest child of her parents, with an older brother and sister who will help shape her life and her destiny. Lao is an active child and as such, her feet are not bound until she is seven, allowing her the freedom to run and play. She falls ill and the process is put off for a period of time. Lao never seems to resent the binding and says that a plain face is nothing to be ashamed of but that poorly bound feet are a sign of sheer laziness. Lao's sister is married to a young man when she is fifteen and when Lao reaches fifteen, she too is married. Because of the way years of age are calculated in China, Lao is actually only thirteen and is relieved... View more of the A Daughter of Han; the Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman Summary
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