Determined To Make A Change In His Life, He Makes A Special Promise



Growing up, Yong Tian’s parents gave him everything. They put everything they had into him, in the hopes that he would give them a good life in their later years.


It was an implicit understanding. An unspoken expectation that most of today’s generation inherit.


He trod a fine line between providing for his parents and raising his family.



Vacations were compromised, fancy meals replaced by more humble fare. It was a thankless task with no end in sight.


Determined to make a change, Yong Tian makes a special promise to his newborn daughter.


He would do things differently from his parents and plan his retirement, in hopes to chart a better future for her.

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