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Differences in Work Ethics Between First and Second-Generation Immigrants

Working hard — needing to or wanting to?

My parents immigrated to the UK with the equivalent of £50 between them. No family, no money, no English. They worked incredibly hard — and still do.

They also gave birth to me, a British-born Chinese, or a second-generation immigrant. Working hard…



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Han Cao

Storyteller, Pharmacist, Violinist. Just your regular guy fumbling through life.