Mine was always a dragon, with a red body and green scales, while my sister would go for the smallest one at the stall our parents took us to, usually a squirrel or rabbit. I’m talking about lanterns of course. In the two weeks or so leading up to Mid Autumn Festival, we would have our own little lantern parade around the housing area. Ours was a multi-racial neighbourhood and all the kids participated. Who doesn’t like those colourful, cute animal-shaped lanterns anyway? We would pretend to be vigilantes or super heroes as we roamed the neighbourhood.  Whenever we...
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