Author: Xu Ying; Translated by Cana
This is a real story about a mom. The mom was born in a city, northwest of China. She was a smart, capable and courageous girl. Because her parents were busy in working, and her mother had been sick for a long time, in addition to go to school, she did a lot of housework, cooking, cleaning, and taking care of her young sister and brother.
Since she loves learning, she was studying hard and had a lot of physical activities as well. She became an excellent student with both top grades on academics and physical exercises. In order to enter the country’s famous university, the 13-year-old girl left home to study in a better middle school, thousand miles away, from the southwest to the northeast, alone by train. She loves learning, no matter how difficult the environment was, it did not affect her determination to pursue knowledge. After more than two years of diligent studying, she made a solid foundation on her mathematics, physics, chemistry and other subjects. No matter how difficult the mock exams from many schools were, she figured it out. After she went back to the southwest, she became the best student in her class. Her parents brought her some Competition Problems from foreign countries, she did well too. As she had been persistent on studying and physical exercises, she took the college entrance examination with readiness. In the National College Entrance Examination, she got the best grades in her city. People around her called her the “champion.”
After graduated from college, she had been as an engineer in developing new products, and as a professor contributed to the university on both teaching and researching. She loves learning, have a strong desire to seek knowledge. In order to learn more and want to give her children a better education, she has overcome many difficulties, went to Japan and came to the United States to study. She admires science, and has a strong persistent personality, which makes her a distinguished international scholar.