Kati Pohler with her birth father, Xu Lida. She spent the Mid-Autumn Festival with her birth family for the first time in Hangzhou, China, having been given up for adoption as a baby. The American is teaching English at an international school in eastern China. Photo: Simon Song

Ten feel-good stories of 2018 – of people overcoming adversity, inspiring others, finding their roots

  • Put aside the world’s troubles and end the year on a high note
  • Read about the blind violinist who commutes 12 hours for lessons, the yoga class for old folk, the Chinese adoptees back helping the country of their birth
Topic |   2018 in review

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Kati Pohler with her birth father, Xu Lida. She spent the Mid-Autumn Festival with her birth family for the first time in Hangzhou, China, having been given up for adoption as a baby. The American is teaching English at an international school in eastern China. Photo: Simon Song
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