Chris Kamp

I'm a Law/Arts dual degree student at the University of Queensland. I learned to speak Mandarin while living in Harbin, in Northeast China. I'm currently working on getting established as a translator, as well as picking up new languages (mainly Japanese, for the moment).

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Is Basketball's Jeremy Lin the Light of Taiwan?

  6 April 2012

From a benchwarmer to an NBA player who led the New York Knicks to seven consecutive victories, Jeremy Lin's inspiring Cinderella story has incited “Linsanity” in Taiwan. All major newspapers have extravagantly portrayed him as "the light of Taiwan." However, many Taiwanese bloggers are wary of this kind of blind idolatry.

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