“One nephew, when he was in school, asked his parents’ permission to adopt a western name.  His mother Ho Ching told him: ‘In China, only waiters and waitresses use western names.’ My father also explained how ‘Harry’ became a part of his name and how he tried to remove it.”

Lee Wei Ling

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