The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane - Part V: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane: The Disappointment – A Pilgrimage to the Place of Origin Summary & Analysis

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Haley writes a story that is clearly meant to be about herself and her parents despite the different names. She talks about her life as an adopted child and how her parents took her to China when she no longer wanted to go. They visited a fancy hotel, all the tourist spots, but nothing about her home land. That is, until they found something that looked like her tea cake. They searched for her mother, putting up a flyer ad herself. Haley and her adoptive mom make up over a realization that Haley does love her as her real mother and that her mother had always felt guilty about pulling away from her culture. Haley's teacher gave her a decent evaluation, criticizing her choice of story but praising...

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