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24 Xiao

One of the cornerstones of Chinese Folktales, “The 24 Filial Exemplars” epitomize what to the ancient Chinese was the most important value of all-namely, caring for one’s parents’ needs. Though the stories, with their tales of sacrifices and bravery, will eventually be viewed with more cynicism than admiration, the fact that these are acts of supreme selflessness still serve to awe. Continue reading 24 Xiao