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The Magical China Trip 2012

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Chongqing and Vicinity – October 23-26, 2012

CHINA | Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | Views [640] | Comments [1]

My gratitude goes to my niece Jody who researched Chongqing and Kunming for me so I would have some background information on my father in those cities.  My father was in Chongqing and Kunming in 1939 and 1940.  He went to there because the ... Read more >

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Photos: Chongqing and Vicinity

CHINA | Sunday, 4 Nov 2012 | Photo Gallery

Old Town, Dazu Grottoes, WWII Museums
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We found it!

CHINA | Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | Views [814] | Comments [5]

Saturday afternoon Gloria and a native Shanghainese friend named Tree took me to the old French Concession area.   Here all the streets have been renamed, but Tree, who has been researching the old tobacco industry in Shanghai, knew about ... Read more >

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The Meeting

CHINA | Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | Views [633]

Gloria and I met Professor Wu at a lounge (similar to The Sub at Boise State, only much nicer and with a full bar) on the Fudan University campus.   He is a studious, soft-spoken man of middle years.   He brought with him the printed ... Read more >

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Photos: The House at 1462/10 on Fuxin Road

CHINA | Sunday, 30 Sep 2012 | Photo Gallery

formerly, Rue de Lafayette
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Photos: Shanghai 120927

CHINA | Saturday, 29 Sep 2012 | Photo Gallery

Nanjing Road, Lunch, and Meeting
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Back Story

USA | Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | Views [585]

I grew up hearing the stories and experiences of my father, D. F. Myers.   He was 60 years old when I was born, the last of his four children who were spread across four decades of his life.   He had been back in the United States for ... Read more >

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Nanjing Wish List

USA | Friday, 14 Sep 2012 | Views [599]

Originally, I had thought that my father lived in Nanjing, but I was incorrect.  I talked with Jody, my niece, who is really the expert on the Myers papers because of her dedicated work transcribing and indexing the contents of the 9 books of letters ... Read more >

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Corrections and Research

USA | Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | Views [438]

Today was actually a wonderful day, if you don't mind a few misadventures.  I found a parking place in Parking Structure 6 - not realizing how many other, closer, parking structures there are.  Stanford is a huge campus.  Having parked the car for ... Read more >

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The Adventure Begins with an Incredibly Miraculous Day

USA | Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | Views [1006]

Meeting with Oliver and Gloria -- Today has been an incredibly miraculous day.  When I got to SJC, it appears my phone did not really shut down when I clicked power off.  I had little or no battery left!  Between the plane and the rental car ... Read more >

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Photos: China Trip 2012

USA | Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | Photo Gallery

September 25 - November 17
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