Few of us had much understanding of the sudden need to leave.
Windy Hui, a mother of two, lived in Sydney from 1989 until the family returned in 2002, enduring years of separation from her businessman husband.
``I thought that foreign places must be better. But now I don't really think so _ it would have been better if we had stayed in Hong Kong,'' she said. ``Our kids didn't have time to be with their father. We can't chase those years back.''[/quote]
Interesting article. Foreigners complain about HK return to PRC, because they are usually in the closet racist or not wanting to believe the 2 system 1 country model could actually work.
But here are some accounts of Chinese that regret buying into white media hype that the PRC would oppress HK.
I wonder how much white media hype influence occurs in Taiwan over the possibility of reunification. How many Taiwanese will live with future regret because the listened to some foreigner lament about having closer political relationships with the PRC?