Oct 4, 2023Liked by Anne Belov

Huzzah! My favorite Wu Tales begin! I love Mr. Wu and miss him. He has had so many wonderful adventures! And as such a delight for the USA to have him, his Mommee, and his Daddee.

I hate that our Panda program with China is coming to an end!

What a great program it is!

And the USA helped SAVE these funny, curious bears who were endangered! They are living fossils! They are ancient! They are now classified as Vulnerable! And pandas are such fun to watch because of their curiosity! Pat Nixon graciously accepted the offer of two pandas to come and live in the USA in 1952. from Chinaโ€™s second-in-command, Zhou Enlai, who was very clever to do this. Zhou Enlai was not a fool. And so began our soft diplomacy panda policy for fifty years. Smart, if I say so myself! Congratulations to the Nixons and Zhou Enlai!

And now what do we do, those of us who are afflicted with what is called Panda Love, and also those of us who respect this soft diplomacy by the USA and China?

Who does not like pandas?๐Ÿผ๐Ÿผ

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I,too, believe those funny black and white bears will be back. This whole program is too good not to be a part of, historically and scientifically for our two countries!๐Ÿผ๐Ÿผ

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And I call myself a research historian , but mathematics is not a strong suit of mine. The panda bears came to the USA in 1972, NOT, 1952! So chagrined! So sorry! My apologies to all. Well, I wish we could have pandas in 1952. Everything might be different now!. And no, I did not memorize dates!๐Ÿผ๐Ÿผ

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