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Creativity Blossoms in Beijing

Creativity Blossoms in Beijing

Jan 20, 2013-- "Dandelion, what an appropriate word to name a school that serves the children of migrant workers! The dandelion's seeds, feathery and light, drift with the wind to wherever they land. The tenacity of the plant helps it endure, put down roots, and live on. It is a perfect symbol of the situation tolerated by many migrant families, driven to wherever they can find jobs. Unassuming but tenacious, they endure, raise their young, and hope for a better future. They form the force that builds the enormous urban landscape in China; their labor brings the country its confidence and prosperity. Yet they live on the fringe of the cities they built and are often invisible to mainstream society." Lily Yeh is an artist and activist whose work spans dozens of traumatized zones of the world. In this article, she describes a moving experience with community healing at Dandelion School in Beijing, China. (4572 reads)


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