RACES: Fung Kwok-dong's Foundling

At Far Rockaway, Long Island one summer day 19 years ago, a tipsy slattern wove into the chop suey restaurant of Fung Kwok-dong, plunked down on a table a naked boy infant, offered to sell him for $1. Fung Kwok-dong impassively handed over a dollar bill. Two years later when the mother tried to get her son back Fung Kwok-dong went to court, won legal possession. The white babe was legally adopted and given the name Fung Kwok-keung.

After a few years the elder Fung, U. S. born, revisited his ancestral village of...

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