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Apr 22, 2022Liked by Andrew Leonard

Gorgeous, the writing, the scholarship. I too have had--all "had" now--a love affair with Chinese characters following a high school summer stint as an exchange student in Japan. I learned a few hundred, and they slipped away faster than I expected as life got more complicated and keeping up got put aside. So thanks for this, a bittersweet reminder of former passions, and a dip into the intriguing history of written Chinese.

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