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Tea in the news ...
Reading through the Scotsman Newspaper, we found
the following article that bears testimony to the value of tea. In Mississippi
in the US, a woman was shot in the head by her husband yet survived. It passed
right through from forhed to the back of the skull. When the first police
officer arrived on the scene, she was a little confused as to what had happened
and was holding a rag to her head. She had made herself a 'nice cup of tea'
and offered one to the officer too! Apparently, there is a space in the brain
where a bullet can pass through without causing much damage, and that is what
happened with this woman. Her husband, who was on probation for an earlier
incident of domestic violence did a better job on himself - he comitted suicide
on the back porch, how? By shooting himself in the head of course!
Ai Lin, since the age of 5 has been living and breathing
the Green Teas which her family has cultivated in the hills of Zheijian Province.
Since her infant days she knows that life begins at sunset, and ends at sundown;
no school or going anywhere but being close to the tea trees every single
day of her life for the past six decades. There is no week end, or a break,
except the ones offered by mother nature, like a rain storm or the chill of
She feels blessed and extremely proud to be part
of this natural process that has its roots deep in Chinese culture. She and
her family have
this ancient connection with each and every tea leaf which is hand picked
from the green hills of her home town. It's hard to believe but yes, it
is still hand picked one leaf at a time; one by one. She knows for a fact
her father and mother, her grand parents worked the same land, the same
way, with the same harvest, the Long Jin Green Tea.