Instead of class one afternoon, one of the Chinese teachers wanted me to take pictures with all of the kids. Here are some of the best ones.



Above: Here’s my Nixon pose. The cupcake on the far right is blowing kisses to all her fans.

Below: Here’s (from left to right) Ivan, Adam, and Vincent playing a game. There are many betting games that look like this. I tried asking the teachers what the name of it is called, but they couldn’t tell me. There seems to be a general format to follow and the specific rules of the game are decided in the moment.