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2008.0117

Foreign-born Taiwanese Students and International Students Learn the Spirit to Cherish What Ancestors Have Done for Us

<p><font face="Arial">By Sabrina Lin<br /> Campus Reporter</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">Foreign-born Taiwanese students and international students experienced the ceremony of worshiping ancestors at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) upon the invitation by the Office of International Affairs (OIA) today.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">&quot;The ceremony is a constant reminder for us Chinese-language speaking people not to forget what our ancestors had done for us,&rdquo; said Chang Ying-lang (張英朗), a counselor for Foreign-born Taiwanese students for the OIA.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">NTNU President Gou Yih-shun (郭義雄) also participated in the activity today.&nbsp; He urged all the students to cherish what they have today, study hard and honor their families and ancestors.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">OIA arranged a series of cultural performances at the scene, while nearly 300 students, professors and staff members who would deal with foreign-born Taiwanese students and international students every day were enjoying the feast.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial"></font>&nbsp;</p>