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Laowai, NOT: Doing the 'African do' in China

Updated: 2012-05-15 15:20
By Huan CAO (chinadaily.com.cn)

Paul and Martha opened up China's first authentic African hair salon in Beijing.

Both of them have been living in China for more than 10 years. Their three children were all born in China and mostly speak Chinese at home.

Paul says adjusting to Chinese culture was difficult, but his family is happy here. This is their story.

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Video: Huan CAO

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Laowai, NOT: Doing the 'African do' in China