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During Christmas vacation, I trekked over to the library for periods of in-depth study. Getting ready for Harvard’s midyear examinations was a nerve-wracking experience. Because assignments were minimal during Harvard’s January “reading period,” I dedicated one week to an intensive review of each of my four courses. I approached and undertook the exams with foreboding. Yet, when the grade card came, I had earned three A’s and one B. In the second semester, I got three A’s and one A+. I was awarded the Master of Science degree in June, but did not go to commencement—my summer job had already started.

He wanted to know if I had considered going to Harvard University. ” Smiling, he informed me that Harvard had more scholarship money to offer than any of the schools I had named. He opened the door to the front seat of the car and took out a pad of paper on which he jotted down the names and addresses of two people at Harvard—one for admissions and the other for scholarships. ” I would learn later that he had spent three years as an instructor at Harvard’s engineering school before opening a successful radio manufacturing business in suburban Winchester.

In the first few decades after the Communist takeover in 1949, I kept writing, but Maa stopped writing back. Finally, a Finnish scientist who had just spent time in Maa’s lab told me that, because Chinese officials had started opening and reviewing mail to test levels of loyalty and orthodoxy among the citizenry, particularly within 38 Chapter 2 academic and professional ranks, Maa wanted me to stop writing too. During the Cultural Revolution (1966–76), Maa and his family suffered humiliation and loss of livelihood, but fortunately no physical harm.

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