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As a lady becoming up in Hong Kong, Eva Wong heard and memorized many stories instructed to her by means of Hong Kong's best expert storytellers, via actors at the radio, and via her grandmother. those well known stories of the Taoist immortals have been additionally frequently dramatized in chinese language operas. The tales are of well-known characters in chinese language heritage and fable: a hero's conflict with the lords of evil, the founding father of the Ming dynasty's treacherous betrayal of his acquaintances, a tender lady who saves her city via imitating chicken calls.
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