Many kids have the opportunity to grow up in exotic places around the world. I got to grow up in Duluth, Minnesota. Growing up I thought that I got a bad shake in life having to grow up in this town that seemed so small and so basic. It took me moving away to college and growing up to really appreciate the beauty of the city that I now can call my hometown.
When I was away in college my father had the chance to achieve one…
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Time to celebrate the Chinese New Year!
Holiday festivities begin January 31st, the first day of the New Year, and wrap up on Feb 14th with the celebration of the Lantern Festival. The Chinese calendar is based on the lunisolar calendar so the New Year falls on a different date each year.
For this reason, this holiday is also known as the Lunar New Year.
Chinese New Year is about new beginnings, family, and food. Each year promises a fresh start. It is…