Eager hands were moving on her flesh, fingers slithering up toward her face like blood-hungry leeches. “Get away.  I won’t be bought and sold to one of you wrinkled merchants to bear him sons and do his bidding.”  The old men pressed in tighter, their putrid breath filling Mei-Li’s lungs.  She slapped at their hollow-cheeked faces.  And frantically scratched at their eyes.  They yowled in pain as she struck them.  They pressed forward even harder, crushing her against the hard brick wall.

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1906 milling chinamen on street in 1906