Mei Aicai was miserable. Fresh out of high school, he thought his academic future has gone down the drain as he managed only 320 points (out of 750 points) for Mainland China University entry examinations. A friend came along and persuaded Mei Aicai to study in Ukraine.
Even though Mei Aicai had zero idea where Ukraine was and what language the people there spoke, he thought the plunge and boarded the plane to this strange new country. He never imagined that he would spent many years in this foreign land. (Article continues next page)