Be terrified and enjoy it!

“When people want to know why I live in Beijing, they actually want to understand how a kid from Gastonia, North Carolina, a suburban town of 50,000, ended up in a Chinese city of more than 11 million people. That makes many of us.”

Clay Hackney came to Carolina thinking he would become a doctor. A series of fortunate events at Carolina pointed him towards China, where he continues to learn and grow.

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