Wednesday, October 1, 2008


Rosa prefers to be called by her Chinese name, Chen Yan. Rosa is from Chongqing in southwestern China, where her parents are both taxi drivers. Chen Yan hopes to be a television sports reporter. Chen Yan is working hard on her English, even watching "Desperate Housewives" to learn some more colloquial phrases!!
One day in June, Chen Yan escorted me to a school for migrant children in western Beijing and we gathered some great sound and photographs of the children. I wrote an article for an American newspaper about the school and I will post a link to it in the future. I also hope to make a slide show of the children using audio from their classroom. Here are a few of the photos.

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