The Dreams I Once Had in Mandarin

Becoming bilingual was a twisted, unlikely and immersive journey that ended with me as a Mandarin dreamer.

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The year I finished university, is the year the financial crisis of 2008 was in full swing. Jobs were impossible to get for a young enthusiastic graduate with a liberal arts degree. If anyone knows that for certain, it is me. I…