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I don’t know why this made me cry. It reminds me of the teens I met after a long day of battle in Tin Shui Wai, the first major boycott on Aug 5. They asked me how they could become reporters? Like your typical Asian parents, for a long time, #HongKong has a very narrow...
definition of success and kids are told to study medicine, law, accounting, engineer and so forth. And global business, of course. Think how much u can earn in i-bank. It is thus so encouraging to see kids not subscribing to the same measure of value and imagining another future,
where their stake in the society isn’t measured by their salary, where they find a purpose beyond themselves, where they can be so much more. It’s also why it’s so painful, knowing they are putting their future at risk by participating in the protests, that instead they could be
spending their next ten years and most of their youth in jail for “rioting”, or worse...lose their lives.
Found so many familiar names among the comments, whose dreams I never knew. One said he would like to become a police officer that truly helps HK people. Another wants to drive a Gundam and protect HK ppl. One wants to be a full time cat photographer instead of a property agent.
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