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two kinds
Updated: 10/16/2020
two kinds
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  • I don't want to
  • Two KindsBy Amy Tam
  • By Shelbie Zook
  • Your going to be prodigy like Shirley Temple.
  • I trade cleaning services for piano lessons with my daughter
  • OK
  • Yes good job Jing-mei
  • Jing-mei's mother is an immigrant from china and she has big hope for Jing-mei. She wants Jing-mei to be a piano like Shirley Temple.
  • It's 4 o'clock time for piano. I am your mother do what i say.
  • Jing-mei's mother traded cleaning services for piano lessons with their neighbor Mr. Chong. Jing-mei really did not want to learn the piano.
  • I don't want to do it and you can't make me
  • One thing about Mr. Chong is that he was deaf so as long as Jing-mei pressed down keys he cheered. Jing-mei learnedd that pretty quick and learned that as long as she pushed keys down she didn't even have to try.
  • I don't remember how to play.
  • Jing-mei i am giving you that old piano
  • Jing-mei never practiced and her mother didn't know that so she signed Jing-mei up for their church talent ready to brag about her prodigy of a daughter to her family. Jing-mei felt confident until it was her turn and messed didn't know what to do.
  • A couple weeks later Jing-mei is watching tv and her mother tells hr to go practice. Jing-mei doesn't want to so she fight her mother on it. Jing-mei said some things she really regrets. After that the piano sits to never be touched for years.
  • Year later Jing-mei's mother gives her the piano and at first Jing-mei is reluctant to tak eit but her mother insists. A couple years later her mother passes away and Jing-mei decides to learn the song she had to do for the recital.
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