Friday, February 23, 2007

From Chinese refugee family to Harvard hockey star

A lot can change within the space of a generation, as I'm sure many 'bbcs' will testify:


Anonymous said...

If include my great grandfather, I'm the 4th generation Chinese in Malaysia.

Are you the 2nd generation in UK?

burntbreadboy said...

My parents emigrated from HK and I was born in the UK, so I guess that makes me 2nd gen?

Anonymous said...

Yes. According to most people, the first generation are always the immigrants.

But to some others, the newly arrived immigrants do not count. So, it depends on who you're talking to. For me, it doesn't matter much.