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I could not sleep I refused to close my eyes because I wanted tocherish every second that I had in that room for I know I would never beable to return to the bedroom in which I slept for thirteen years afterthat night In eight hours time on August 5 of 1995 I would board aplane by myself to the beautiful city of Vancouver in Canada Theclock beside me was ticking rhythmically second by second in the emptydarkness and with each tick I felt I was losing more control over mylife and closer to surrendering my life and everything else to a foreignland that I did not choose to go In the essay Insatiable Emptinessby Evelyn Lau the author describes her eight-year journey as a bulimicand how the eating disorder was a way for her to cope with theemptiness uneasiness and the insecurity that she was experiencing withher family and herself Little did I know that night that I would toolike Evelyn go through a period of physical emotional andpsychological battle with myself and close ones after stepping footinto a completely new environment The experience of culture shock whenI first arrived in Vancouver was one that left me feeling disorientedinsecure and depressed I was born and raised in Hong Kong in an above average family Myparents and I lived in a complex with five columns of very tallbuildings which surrounded a playground where kids including myselfwould be entertained for hours on swings slides teeter totters merrygo rounds etc My childhood as I remembered it was one that was filledwith many fun activities whether it was playing with my neighbourskids or going to school or walking down the street to the corner storeto get popsicles on a hot humid day I knew the area so well that Icould probably close my eyes and walked around pointing out which storebelonged where just by the smell of the aromas flowing out from thedifferent small cafes and street
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