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Xinran Quotes

I received no praise for the rescue of this girl, only criticism for "moving the troops about and stirring up the people" and wasting the radio stations time and money. I was shaken by these complaints. A young girl had been in danger and yet going to her rescue was seen as "exhausting the people and draining the treasury". Just what was a womans life worth in China?
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The more you read, the more you want to know, and so the more questions you have.

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(While interviewing at the Hunan women's prison
'I have lived with several men, and let them amuse themselves with me. Because of that, I have been sent to two labour reeducation camps and been sentenced to prison twice. ( ... ) When people curse me for having no shame, I don't get angry. All the Chinese care about is "face", but they don't understand how their faces are linked to the rest of their bodies.

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No one like crying, but tears water our souls. So, perhaps my thanks should be to allow you to cry for the Chinese women in my books ...

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Writing is a kind of repository and can help create a space for the accommodation of new thoughts and feelings. If you don't write these stories down, your heart will be filled up and broken by them.

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