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When Charles Wang arrived in China, he was met with a country that astounded him. The China of his dreams was a pastoral place, filled with green fields and peasants, but the China he found was an utterly modern and advanced civilization. To his dismay, he came to realize the things he craved most were not of China, but of his Taiwanese childhood. Despite his disappointment with Beijing, when he arrived at his family's land, he felt a sense of belonging that he could not dismiss. He climbed to the top of the ridge to survey the property, and there he buried the bone fragment of his father that he had been carrying since the cremation. As soon as he buried the bone, however, he noticed a billboard, advertising the apartment complex that will soon be built on the land.

Meanwhile, Andrew began...

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