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Journey continues..

My last entry was on November 28. Several things occurred on our Asian travels in connection with my book. I had brought 3 dozen books to Burma in the hopes of sharing my story with the other alumni from Loreto Convent and North Point, Darjeeling. A full and busy agenda was arranged for us — from sight-seeing, shopping, lunches, to gala dinners and dancing away the evenings. 

I didn't see any opportunity to talk about my book other than on a one-on-one basis. Finally, I on the last day at Bagan, November 15, I spoke to Paula if there was any way I could have 5 to 10 minutes to give a book talk. She thought about it and said it was a full itinerary but had a suggestion that I give a talk on the bus that morning on the way to the lacquer factory. There were two buses, so she said give a talk on one bus on the way to the factory, and then give another talk on the second bus on the way back to the hotel. I happily accepted the offer. Both talks were well received and none of the people had heard of Chinese internment in India and were intrigued with the story. These people were attending school in Darjeeling when the 1962 border war broke out. I ended up selling 20 books and still had enough to take with me to India!

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