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After Chinese retirees’ 19-day tour of the U.S., they are impressed with Americans’ friendliness and become celebrated on social media back home

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
hen Aiwu, 64, and her husband, Wang Dongsheng, 66, went on a 4,850-mile drive across the United States that left them impressed by Americans' friendliness and obedience to traffic laws, but had them wondering about poor connectivity that frustrated their WeChat updates. Back home, state media and netizens praised them for traveling while in their 60s.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.