Sunday, May 25, 2008

To Change A Name

A friend of mine told me a story of an old Chinese business man named Ton Shing Hua had been an immigrant to the United States for almost 10 years. One of this man's challenges was to make it easier for Americans to remember him by his name.

One day, the old man finally decided that once he becomes a US citizen, he will try to adopt an American name for himself. The day had finally arrived for him to take an oath as an American citizen.

After the oath taking, a close friend asked him, "So who are you now?"

He then gladly answered, "I am WASHINGTON!".


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