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Book details early Chinese life in isles

By Marcie Kagawa / mkagawa@staradvertiser.com

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 30, 2012

~~<p>Sitting in the United Chinese Society Hall in Chinatown with several flower lei draped around her neck and a big smile on her face, 100-year-old Kee Fun Wong Lee signed a copy of a book she penned 30 years ago, but that made it to print only this year.</p>
<p>&quot;She wrote it a long time ago to record what the Chinese experience was so others could understand what they went through,&quot; Merleen Lee, Lee's youngest daughter, said Saturday. &quot;It wasn't written for print, just as a personal record, but she's actually very proud it's been published.&quot;</p>
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Sitting in the United Chinese Society Hall in Chinatown with several flower lei draped around her neck and a big smile on her face, 100-year-old Kee Fun Wong Lee signed a copy of a book she penned 30 years ago, but that made it to print only this year.

"She wrote it a long time ago to record what the Chinese experience was so others could understand what they went through," Merleen Lee, Lee's youngest daughter, said Saturday. "It wasn't written for print, just as a personal record, but she's actually very proud it's been published." Login for more...



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