Michael Levy’s first assignment from the Peace Corps had him excited—the junior high history teacher was being sent to Romania to teach English. “I was like, ‘Yeah! Go! Rah, rah, rah!’ ” he says with a laugh. Then things changed.
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Levy wasn’t headed for Europe. He was bound for China—interior China, a place most Americans know nothing about, or at least little more than what Kung Fu Panda provides. He was being sent to Guiyang City, the capital of Guiyang province, to teach English at the local university ...
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