Book report: Hou Jia Chang Autobiography

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  1. kwun

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    Wow sounds a very nice and inspirational read!
     
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    I was touched even reading your summary.
     
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    I had a wonderful chance to play a friendly game with couch Hou few years back when I visited him in Hattiesburg (Southern Mississippi Univ.) His wife was the gymnastic coach the school. In his free time, he tried to coach some of the students there. His passion I guess.

    I know he has knee problem and can not move as freely as he like. But still his badminton move and stroke was so efficient and effortless. A friendly giant indeed. It's my great honor to know him.
     
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    Hi Kwun,
    Thanks for the update.

    Yes, I too was quite touched just by reading your summary.
    I will now make a special effort to look out for copies in Malaysia!
    :D
     
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    The commitment of Badminton player.. He is the unsung hero of badminton... I dont even know his name but it is so inspiring.
     
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    wow. how lucky you actually played with him. this time when he comes out, i don't think he played at all. he says his knees are really bothering him. it would've been a treat to see him hit a few shots.
     
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    Her younger sister was my classmate but I have never met him. Last Year a friend of mine who know him want to take me to see him but i didn't take that opportunity.
     
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    Absolutely recommended - kwun, where to buy?
     
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    You probably need to order it through California Badminton Academy. I was there on Saturday morning and saw a handful of copies left.
     
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    English or Chinese?

    Kwun,

    I hope it's in English since some of us can not read Chinese at all.
    Thanks.
     
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    unfortunately, it is in Chinese. i am talking to them to see if there is a way to have it translated to English. don't hold your breath though.
     
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    kwun, when can i start holding my breath...for the english version?
     

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