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How to Save an Ancient Language Before It Disappears Forever


It’s 6:30 p.m. at a radio studio in Miaoli, a small city in Western Taiwan. Yin Chang is plugged in. Her headphones are on, and the microphone is adjusted close to her mouth. The lights are dim; a blue banner declaring “Voice of Hakka Radio 97.1 FM” hangs behind her. Chang, 36, fixes her headphones and pushes a strand of her bobbed hair behind her ear. Continue Reading

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