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Late last year, I realized I was ready to escape the Pacific Northwest's long rainy seasons after spending nine years there.

I soon found myself considering - and being considered for - two very different job opportunities.

One of them was this job, and it's obvious how that turned out. The other was at the China Daily in Beijing, where a friend I'd worked with at The News Tribune in Tacoma had moved.

Many elements of that job were appealing; my friend talked about the abundant travel opportunities, close-knit staff, good pay and ample time to see Asia.

China has …

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