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Yichang

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Ichang

(both: ē-chäng), city (1994 est. pop. 428,400), SW Hubei prov., China, a river port on the Chang. It is the western terminus for large oceangoing vessels traveling up the Chang from Shanghai; there goods are transshipped to smaller boats that can negotiate the gorges and rapids of the Chang. The gorges above the city are noted for their scenic beauty. Yichang has industries that produce food, cement, chemicals, paper, and textiles.

Yichang

, Ichang, I-ch'ang
a port in S central China, in Hubei province on the Yangtze River 1600 km (1000 miles) from the East China Sea: the Three Gorges dam, the world's biggest hydroelectric and flood-control project, is nearby. Pop.: 724 000 (2005 est.)
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However, even in Beijing, her grandfather's political troubles did not end completely In 1957 when Yourong tried to get Yiling out of China, her father applied to government authorities to bring his granddaughter to Hong Kong.
When Yiling completed high school in 1962 she was denied entry into a university because of her overseas relatives in America.
Hence in 1964, after "failing" the university entrance examinations two more times, Yiling chose to volunteer to work on a collective farm.
108) Yet during this time Yiling experienced no political trouble at all because she was already working on a collective farm in the countryside.
112) Yiling and her family fit in under the fourth preference for married children of an American citizen.
In February 1981, Yiling arrived in San Francisco with her family.
The year after her arrival, Yiling was able to change jobs and begin work at a local university as a custodian.
In 1985 Yiling and her husband pooled their savings together and opened up a Mandarin-style restaurant that they called The Little Peking.
In 1989 Yiling and her husband were able to purchase a house two miles away from Yourong's.
In 1990 Yiling and her husband closed The Little Peking because of the effort involved.
Yiling and her husband did earn enough money to make four return trips to China.
Today Yourong and Yiling live less than two miles from each other.