By Zhu Xiao Di
The wrenching saga of a patriotic Communist relations in China. this can be the non-public account of Zhu Xiao Di, born in Nanjing in 1958, the son of idealistic, trained mom and dad. on the center of this narrative are the pains of a kin stuck within the crosscurrents of history--from the early points of interest of the Communist revolution to the nationwide catastrophe that and the following odyssey of restoration. 24 illustrations.
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On the first night all the actors and actresses came, and on the second night, playwrights, musicians, com- Page 18 posers, conductors, and designers were invited. The joy these people shared was more than I can describe. My love for my parents did not come directly from their love for me, but from observing how they were loved and respected by other people. Gradually I began to enjoy their popularity and feel very proud of it. I had reason to believe that I had the best parents in the world. During those years, my father was often involved in diplomatic activities.
But "Di" has twelve strokes! I always felt it was unfair when the kindergarten teachers praised others who could write their names. I said to myself, "Yes. " This annoyed me as a child because it made me feel I would never grow up and people would always joke about me as their "little younger brother" even if I were seventy years old. I did not fully change my feelings until I went to college. One day I Page 4 had a bitter quarrel with my father over my name and he suddenly said, "Why can't you see the most obvious advantage of it?
An actress might come because she did not get the chance to play a role for which she believed she was the best candidate. My father could not always intervene with the decisions his subordinates had made, but he would try his best to Page 17 make the person feel a little more comfortable. They all trusted him and hoped for justice in the end. Quite often Sunday was just like another work day for my father; he simply turned our house into his office. People working for him at the department came in groups to discuss various issues.