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“I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat”: the complicated history of American food aid

Joy Liu Rochester, Minnesota   Harvest, Joy Liu. 2008 Private collection Every afternoon after preschool, I would crisscross the maze of stolid Beijing apartments to collect a jar of fresh suan nai. Equal parts sweet, tangy, and savory, the fermented milk drink was a favorite I usually devoured as soon as the elderly peddler handed […]