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Compared with Israel Epstein and Norman Bethune, two big names who made indelible contributions to the Chinese resistance against Japanese invasion in the 1930-40s, Larry Pinkham and Joan Pinkham, who were among the foreign experts working in new China, seem to be lesser-known.

However, we should not forget about the American couple who dedicated themselves to the cause of journalism education and Chinese-English translation during their nearly eight-year stay.

Larry grew up in a working class family and was influenced by progressive political ideas when attending college in New York after retirement from the Navy, which might have helped him develop a socialist vision.

Compared with Israel Epstein and Norman Bethune, two big names who made indelible contributions to the Chinese resistance against Japanese invasion in the 1930-40s, Larry Pinkham and Joan Pinkham, who were among the foreign experts working in new China, seem to be lesser-known.

However, we should not forget about the American couple who dedicated themselves to the cause of journalism education and Chinese-English translation during their nearly eight-year stay.

Larry grew up in a working class family and was influenced by progressive political ideas when attending college in New York after retirement from the Navy, which might have helped him develop a socialist vision.

The most vibrant and spectacular way of expressing fondness for the dragon is the dragon dance. This has evolved from what was a ritual rain dance into a popular entertainment performed during the period from Spring Festival until the Lantern Festival . The second day of the second lunar month is the Han people's special time - 'Dragon Heads-raising Day'. People could not tonsure their hair from the start of the lunar New Year until then. The activities for celebration are still for a good rain. Other big festivals related to the dragon include the Dragon Boat Festival and those of ethnic groups like Zhuang, Yao, Hani, and so on.

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Compared with Israel Epstein and Norman Bethune, two big names who made indelible contributions to the Chinese resistance against Japanese invasion in the 1930-40s, Larry Pinkham and Joan Pinkham, who were among the foreign experts working in new China, seem to be lesser-known.

However, we should not forget about the American couple who dedicated themselves to the cause of journalism education and Chinese-English translation during their nearly eight-year stay.

Larry grew up in a working class family and was influenced by progressive political ideas when attending college in New York after retirement from the Navy, which might have helped him develop a socialist vision.

The most vibrant and spectacular way of expressing fondness for the dragon is the dragon dance. This has evolved from what was a ritual rain dance into a popular entertainment performed during the period from Spring Festival until the Lantern Festival . The second day of the second lunar month is the Han people's special time - 'Dragon Heads-raising Day'. People could not tonsure their hair from the start of the lunar New Year until then. The activities for celebration are still for a good rain. Other big festivals related to the dragon include the Dragon Boat Festival and those of ethnic groups like Zhuang, Yao, Hani, and so on.


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