DW--Myanmar Coup--more than 700 killed, Wai Moe Naing hit by car --warning graphic, Phil Robertson HRW intv.
Originally published in Wild River Review on line, The Lovers is the story of a ballet dancer from Chile, who has to leave her native land for political reasons, and emigrate to Philadelphia, in America. Burmese-born author Kyi May Kaung lived many years in West Philadelphia while pursuing her doctorate in Political Science. The Lovers has vivid local color while traversing the uneasy life of political asylees.
Burmese wars with Ayuthia, The Fig Flower King, now buried near Ava (Inwa)
The longest running civil war in the world.
Reading this you will see how 1962-1988 and beyond was bad, but how 2021 is much much worse.
Still I think recent events though horrible, prove that Burmese are essentially decent people who just wish to be free.
Myanmar coup, Burma
Going fr bad to worse to WORST to Syria-like situatn
while protestors lift off gas balloons, burn Russian and Chinese flags.
Covid peaking all over--Dr Rochelle Walensky, CDC Dr.
“I am asking you to just hold on a little longer, to get vaccinated when you can, so that all of those people that we all love will still be here when this pandemic ends,” Dr. Walensky said. The nation has “so much reason for hope,” she added.
I first read an excerpt in Time Magazine.
In 2014 or so, I read the whole book.
It was my privilege and honor to meet and interview Nien Cheng in c1998.
1997-2001 I worked at Radio Free Asia and was job harassed by the jerk boss of the Burmese section and his two women so-called editors when my programs became very popular in Burma.
Subsequently, I saw Nien Cheng's autographed photo in 2001 in a psychiatrist's office and he (Michael Hurd) also interviewed me on his Michael Hurd Show, for radio.
Michael Flynn's brother should be court martialed.
A woman truly with her heart in the right place.So unlike #FormerGuysNudeEscort
Imagine how traumatic for the immigrant asylum seeker families.
May all this evil come back to roost on #formerguyandrethugs
Burma coup is making my novel topical again https://amazon.com/Wolf-Novel-Betrayal-Burma-Myanmar/dp/1479203882
I received over 20 positive pre-publication reviews They are in the front of the online Amazon sample. Kirkus Review: https://kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/km-kaung/wolf-a-novel-of-love-and-betrayal/
meanwhile member of Oath Keepers, far R group, says she had contact with Secret Service before the attempted coup.
This time a criminal case, and pl get the MFs
With so much hate around, forgot it's Valentines' Day.