?? Born?in?America , I spoke English ,not Chinese , the language of my ancestors . When I was three, my parents flashed cards with Chinese??? 36
??? at my face , but I pushed them???37??
. My mom believed I would learn???38??
? I was ready . But the????39??
never came On a Chinese New Year’s Eve , my uncle spoke to me in Chinese , but all I could do was????40??
at him , confused , scratching my head . “ Still can’t speak Chinese?” He?????41?
? me , “You can’t even buy a fish in Chinatown .”?
?? “Hey ,this is America , not China. I’ll get some????42????
with or without Chinese.” I replied and turned to my mom for?????43???