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Cambridge Professor Frederick Hale, a native of Detroit Lakes, arrived in Beijing, China and will teach English literature at Qinghua University.

From great walleyes to the Great Wall: A Detroit Laker teaching in Beijing

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I am writing these lines on my aging laptop computer aboard an Air China jet en route from Munich to Beijing. For years this graduate of Detroit Lakes High School and too many universities in the USA, Norway, and South Africa has longed to serve as a visiting professor in China, imparting some of the wisdom of the Occident to students there while absorbing much of their own.


Pinch me-is this a dream? No, but it is the fulfillment of a dream.

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