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Su Min never thought that one day she would feel this free.
She had finally reclaimed the white Volkswagen Polo she’d bought with the money she’d earned working at the supermarket for two years. There was no need to worry about her husband snatching the car keys, nor having to deal with a co-pilot bombarding her with directions as she drove. She could even eat whatever she felt like — in the past, she always had to cater to her husband’s bland palate. Now she was heartily adding chili peppers to the pot until beads of sweat covered her nose.
Read the story by Yin Shenglin: https://www.sixthtone.com/news/1006624/how-a-womans-cant-stand-it-anymore-road-trip-inspired-china
Narrated by Ada Shen.