Adam Stumacher | The Sun Magazine

Adam Stumacher

Adam Stumacher and his wife spent more than two years teaching English in Taiwan — until they were deported. He is currently traveling in Southeast Asia and will be teaching in San Francisco upon his return.

— From July 1999
Fiction

Distance

Rain pounded on the train-station roof like kettle-drums. We were the only two foreigners in the waiting area, and faces turned each time we spoke, watching and listening. But this didn’t bother us. We had been in China long enough now that we were immune. We could say anything in public, as long as we said it in English.

July 1999
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