The Lost Daughters of China - Study Guide In the Light of the Autumn Moon Summary & Analysis

Karin Evans
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The Chinese Festival of the Autumn Moon traditionally signifies a day for families to pay homage to their ancestors. On Kelly's first Autumn Moon Festival in America, Karin holds her daughter, as they gaze up at the moon, and Karin says silent prayers for her own parents as well as Kelly's birth parents.

The festival falls in October this year, an important month for the family. Not only did they officially adopt Kelly in October, but also her birthday is in October, and Karin's father had died in October of the previous year.

The festival is bittersweet for Karin who now has her beloved daughter, but who also knows that Kelly will never hear the story of her ancestors, which should be her birthright.

Karin has so many times imagined the circumstances of Kelly's abandonment...

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