Where are you from?

“Where are you from?” a stranger asked.

“We are from Taiwan,” Olivia answered.

“But you speak English so well.”

“We speak English at home.”

“Why do you speak English at home?”

“Because my mother is born in Canada, my father grew up in the US, and I was born in the US.”

“Then why is your Chinese so good?”

“Because we lived in China for 14 years and my youngest sister was born in Kunming.”

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