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Helena Wind was born in Shaanxi, China. She is a writer, with pen names bi an feng er (彼岸风儿) and hai lan feng (海蓝风), and a PhD student at Columbia University studying education and economics.

Real Name: Helena Wind

Gender: female

Location: New York, NY, USA

Groups: Way of Dragon

Twitter: @ShiningPhoenix2

Diaries published: 6 (426 days since last diary on Mon Mar 24, 2014 at 02:20 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 84 (424 days since last comment on Wed Mar 26, 2014 at 01:38 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 274

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: (Updated) An 11 year old's experience of volunteering for Obama campaign, 68 comments, 211 recommends

People Following hailanzhiguang: 10

hailanzhiguang's Most Recent Diaries:

by hailanzhiguang
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Mar 24, 2014 at 02:20 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
In 2007 my son Kuang was six years old and he was in first grade in China. One day, Kuang and a friend were playing outside. They saw a large group of sixth-graders playing with ants, drowning them ...
by hailanzhiguang
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 12:07 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Last night was a big night for my son’s middle school: it was the annual Curriculum night and Auction night. The Curriculum night started in the late afternoon. There are different activities ...
by hailanzhiguang
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 05:11 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Although Kuang-Ye is only in sixth grade, I need to consider his high school very soon. A Chinese middle school student has asked me how to apply for a high school in the US. Many readers of my ...
by hailanzhiguang
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 06:53 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Is the US education system broken? Or is the Chinese system too rigid and smothers creativity? These questions have been hotly debated for a long time. Below is translated from my Chinese newspaper ...
by hailanzhiguang
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 03:02 PM PST with 7 Recommends
For Chinese children, politics is boring lecture notes in the class. But for children in the U.S., it is an everyday real life experience. Here is an 11 year old Chinese boy's experience of the US ...
by hailanzhiguang
Comment Count 68 comments on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 06:05 AM PST with 211 Recommends

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