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    Asian Mixed

    I'm chinese part japanese, part taiwanese and part spanish. I don't know by how much though so I just stick with Chinese. Being chinese has it's up and downs and can sometimes be a bother, especially when you're a girl in a traditional family. It's even harder since I'm an artist...
    clokinz clokinz 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2013

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    jcaldet jcaldet 31-35, M Dec 11, 2013

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    Asain Pride

    I am a second generation Asain American and I wouldn't want to be anything else. My mother was the first one in our family to be born in America. My fathers white but I don't know his side of the family. My last name is german and my first name is asian, I think that my...
    LEELEE4337 LEELEE4337 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 24, 2012

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    I am Chinese, and I can speak Mandarin fairly

    well. But I can't write or read really well.
    LightASDF LightASDF 18-21, M 2 Responses May 12

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    I Was Born In Taiwan And Live In Oz

    I was born in Taiwan and came to Australia with family when I was 15. My families have been in Taiwan for 14 generations on mum's side and 11 generations on dad's side. Some of my 2nd cousins have great grand kids already. So we are Taiwanese and not quite Chinese. For the last...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 24, 2011

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    Chinese Dad

    when my son is in kindergarden,he brought back his report card...100,100,100,95, 100,100.the first thing I say is "what is this 95 for maths? When he is in level 6 he scored straight As...Ya...that's the norm cambridge O level.12 a* my comment is so what? A level he scored 4as...
    faithfullover faithfullover 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    I'm not fully Chinese,

    my great grandma is Chinese on my mother's side. I'm proud to be part Chinese
    gaybritboy gaybritboy 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Although I don't look Chinese.

    I feel Chinese I speak it and I eat it. I also bough a Chinese flag and sleep with it when I'm in my house. I was born in England. But the next person who thinks I'm not Chinese is silly. I'll kill anybody like
    irishfeeko irishfeeko 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    i am chinese too~ XD i was born,

    studied and raised in Singapore. i'm not racist, in fact i prefer US/America guys.. My chinese is not that good, but i still can read basic chinese(simplified chinese) talking is no problem.. just reading n typing is hard for me =)
    Jasmile Jasmile 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Three quarters Chinese

    and a quarter Vietnamese :)
    iiArial iiArial 18-21, F Dec 15, 2013

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    I can speak Cantonese

    but I'm not fluent and I only know a few words in mandarin. I can't write or read chinese. :(
    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    :)

    I'm Chinese... that is all. Byeeee ;*
    Chinnian Chinnian 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2012

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    Half Of Me≪3

    my grandfather is 100% chinese and my granmother is mexican. all my life i have had to hear a bunch of crap about how i look more mexican. people would tell me oh your lieing to get attention but if they saw my grandpa they would believe me. i love being half and half(: i have...
    brinaA brinaA 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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    Adopted From China As A Five Year Old

    When I was five years old I left my home in Bejjing to be adopted into a family in Winniapeg, Canada. My family is a little different, I have my daddy who is of Israeli decent, my pops who is from Peru, my oldest brother, Yokai was adopted from Japan, my second oldest brother...
    DeafAngel DeafAngel 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    Some Sweet Chinese Songs & Songs By Chinese Singers

    some sweet chinese songs & songs by chinese singers 橄榄树 (齐豫) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jp2JMjwdnYY   东方女孩- 蔡幸娟 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bg8Be1xUjVg...
    artistanthonykoh artistanthonykoh 46-50, M Apr 22, 2011

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    Really Regret Not Taking My Chinese Seriously

    I'm not bad at reading and writing Chinese, but it depresses me that my essays were never featured in Chinese school nor was I the most prominent poetry reciter in San Francisco. I can hold up in a cantonese conversation, but my Mandarin has an accent. I regret being proud and...
    wswr1 wswr1 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 28, 2011

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    Chinese Daddy Issue (help: Your Thoughts Please!!!)

    I am wondering if any of you guys experience or feel the same things with your Chinese dads or moms. How do you deal with it and will it get better? My dad has never had anything positive to say to my face; it's always been how and what I've done wrong and how i could have done...
    daniflower01 daniflower01 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    I Am Half Chinese And I Love It

    i am half chinese and i love i get all these people asking me what are you mixed with cuz of my eyes when i smile and i say chinese then they be like oh i love Chinese can you teach me some then i be like >> no my parents never taught me
    123unhappyrefrian 123unhappyrefrian 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2012

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    Davidchang Davidchang 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm pureblood Chinese I live outside of China

    and I hate it I want to go back but I have a citizenship here already So many Chinese my age here are such a shame to their country I am extremely patriotic... to China BTW, I'm 1/8 Manchurian too! (Chinese ethnic group....)
    Klashta Klashta 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    Half Chinese

    I am half Chinese, but I only know a few phrases and I can not have a conversation or write in Chinese.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    Im a singaporean chinese.

    Half chinese and the other half (cant tell here) :)
    lpch lpch 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    Proud To Be Chinese

    I am of Chinese half Filipino descent and I live here in the Philippines My father is a Chinese while my mother is a Filipina. When I was younger, I don't really look like a Chinese. But as I got older, maybe because of puberty, I am starting to look like one. Other people...
    berrytint berrytint 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3, 2011

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    From my mother side. Strict,

    very traditional family, though she gave me a bit more freedom than most of my uncles. Maybe it's because we moved...
    Felicity3110 Felicity3110 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Adopted Malnourished 14 Pounds And 2 Years Old.

    I was left on a shipping dock, born from the Hunan province. I was found by Chinese police and immediately taken to a orphanage. There I lived with my nanny for a good 1-2 years. I was extremely underweight, only 14 pounds at 2 years of age, barely able to walk without my legs...
    LushFunLover LushFunLover 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 5, 2013

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    中国 , China

    中国是我的国家 , China is my home country.
    LoveLifeExperiment LoveLifeExperiment 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    高兴

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    EclecticExpectations EclecticExpectations 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    Asian

    I'm half chinese, and people think i'm full chinese, and they really don't like chinese.. but i'm still proud of the chinese blood in me
    flipflops19 flipflops19 13-15, F 3 Responses May 11, 2013

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    I Will Study Abroad After 2 Years, And This Summer, I Am Going To Have An Ielts Test!

    I am a juvenile come from China. Last year, I completed my middle school curriculums and passed my Final Exam in middle school called 'Zhong Kao'. It was anxious and expected to take a part in a high school for me, cuz I went into an international class, which means we will go to...
    Aspada Aspada 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 28, 2013

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    Religious Colloid

    I'm a Chinese but I was born / live in Philippines , well .. my cousins are all Chinese (HongKong) / British Citizen and only my siblings and I were "Chinese Mestizos" in Philippines but we call ourselves as Filipinos. My family have so many kinds of religions , my mom is a...
    Sharlita Sharlita 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    I Dont Know How Many Percent Chionese I Am

    hmmm im part chinese but i look korean so they say but i live in the philippines i have no idea how to speak chinese~~
    darkdragon609 darkdragon609 16-18, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2007

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    Mother-tongue of Singaporeans

    Yea, so mandrin's the mother-tongue of us Singaporeans, but us x-generation prefer and communicate beta with English, he-ll yea we're chinese too, so we're real glad ta live in a multi-racial Island. Rojak (a kind of of SG salad with a fusion of veggies, akin to the 4...
    aprelcot aprelcot 21-25, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2007

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    I was born In America

    but I studied abroad in Beijing for a year so I can speak mandarin and Cantonese relatively well but I can't write that well
    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M Jun 30

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    Chinese Ain't Chinese

    I used to have a friend. Repeat, I USED to have a friend who is Aussie. This chap grew up next door to a Chinese family in southern Sydney. His parents were working all over the world for the UN as accountants. So he and his family are cosmopolitain and very much non-racist...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2011

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    Hi!

    I have Chinese blood in me! It doesn't look like it but i do :)
    RobinAE123 RobinAE123 18-21, M Feb 21, 2013

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    Asian-ness

    I am half Chinese and look mostly Asian... but I don't really have the classic "Asian" girl look, either... I feel like there isn't anyone who looks that much like me
    rashiko rashiko 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    I was born in China and I am proud of my

    heritage. I know my country has alot of problems but what country doesn't.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Here And There

    Hi everybody, I am Chinese, born and grew up in Malaysia (a country in Southeast Asia). I lived in England for a few years, and am back again in Malaysia for work. I speak Cantonese, understand some Mandarin (though speaking is another matter entirely), Malay and basic tourist...
    Envoy Envoy 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    But I Don't Speak Chinese..........

    It's a shame. A real shame D:....My first two words were  妈妈 爸爸 alright. But after that they were all in English. My parents thought that this way the kids' pronunciation would be perfect. But we ended up as Chinese-but-no-speak-Chinese breeds. Oh dang..! We did try to...
    blackjane blackjane 22-25, F 14 Responses Jan 2, 2011

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    I Am Proud Of Chinese

    China, China, Chinese, Good, better,best! Nice to meet you here, everybody. Skype: toughchow
    RiverChow1 RiverChow1 70+, M Sep 21, 2013

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    I am mixed as I am a quarter Chinese,

    a quarter Korean and half Australian. I can't speak Mandarin or read or write Chinese but I can speak some Cantonese.
    jacey1234 jacey1234 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 24

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    From Macao

      Since I moved to the U.S. I have had many friends from China, the state where I am is full of Chinese People. I really like you people, but my problem is that I have many things that I dont understand. Therefore I decided to post here and ask some questions if I may...
    smc6 smc6 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I'm always craving Chinese food ;-;
    Lifeofaboxbot Lifeofaboxbot 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    -- A Food Therapy To Prevent Hair Drop --Do you have trouble of hair drop? Medicine can't help? Or you don't want to take drugs to avoid side-effect? How about try some foods...
    cookiekong cookiekong 31-35, F Jul 16

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    The rabbit has represented hope for a long time, by Chinese people. It is tender and lovely. The moon goddess Chang'e in Chinese legend had a rabbit as her pet, which stimulated...
    Skylar2000 Skylar2000 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I really love Chinese food. I mean u don't have to be Chinese to enjoy their delicious food. It's soooooo good!!!!! I eat it like twice a week😊
    pattyricia pattyricia 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I can listen pretty well, my mum is Chinese, so she speaks pretty well. I'm told I have a slight accent when speaking, and I cannot read/write to save my life.
    theWonderingOne theWonderingOne 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I think American newspapers and reports are misleading people with the impression that Chinese are living under the dominance of super evil communism right now
    codinglikeajet codinglikeajet 16-17, F a week ago

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    I am a Chinese! And I am proud of it! 😊
    skykhai48 skykhai48 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Uggghhh. 家里没有吃的东西了,我想去超市买一点人东西。😔
    hisangelicbaby hisangelicbaby 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    大家好~有想练习中文的人可以找我说话~哈哈。
    blazerrein blazerrein 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Oh my god, I couldn't live without it^^
    Brokenglassapple Brokenglassapple 13-15, F Jul 20