Meiyee Chung is a loving mother with three children, Cynthia, Elton and Zenn, who meant the world to her. Meiyee was born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1950, and except for eight months in the US she spent her life in Taiwan. She was youngest of eight children, and remained close with her brothers and sisters. She enjoyed traveling and had the opportunit
Meiyee had a happy childhood growing up in the Danshui area of Taipei, Taiwan. The Chen family was not very wealthy. Her father was a director at an associatio
In 1973, she gave birth to her first child, Elton. Soon after came Cynthia in 1974 and Zen in 1976. Meiyee was extremely devoted to her children. One of her favorite memories is when all three children traveled to the town center to purchase some earrings for her birthday. Her children were only six to seven years old, and this was one of their first outings without an adult.
In 1988, she tried moving and working in the US, where her brother Shiungwan had been for roughly twenty years. She tried working in a laundry for eight months, but found the language and cost of living difficult to adjust to. She returned to the Taiwan in 1989 and began working in a badminton factory. She retired in 2004. In 2007 she was diagnosed with colon cancer.
Started work at the badminton factory
In 1989, Meiyi returned to Taiwan and started working at a badminton factory. This job was not as good, in her opinion, as her previous bank job. She ended up working at the badminton factory in a variety of positions for another 14 years.
At the factory, she eventually
It was difficult and long work. The constant strain took a toll on her hands. The exposure to the chemicals also may have contribute
Diagnosed with cancer
In 2007 she was diagnosed with cancer. She had been feeling ill, and was unable to work at the factory. She was eventually diagnosed with a serious case of 大腸癌3期.
Her mother is diagnosed with cancer
Meiyi was married to Zhaoxiong Chung
Gave birth to her son, Elton
They were married in 1972
In 1973, she gave birth to her first child, Elton.
She describes Elton as an obedient child. He was not that serious about learning as a child, and was more interested
She called him a "fang niu ban" which means a cow watcher.
As he got older, his character became more serious. Meiyi described Elton as a late bloomer. In 2008, Elton restarted school, and was in the process of finishing his masters degree.
Gave birth to her daughter, Cynthia
Meiyi remembers Cynthia as a tomboy. She didn't like to play with dolls when she was young. She used her chopsticks like a gun. She spent her time playing with her brothers.
Meiyi was very proud of Cynthia and how she changed over the years. Cynthia changed her career from nursing to IT and eventually to sales. She also went to the US to get a degree in 2004.
When Cynthia was awarded her degree in the US, Meiyi traveled to there to witness it. She was very proud.
Gave birth to Zenn
In 1976 she gave birth to her last child, Zenn.
Zenn was a very kind child. She remembers Zenn used to get very attached to objects. When he was very small, he loved his blanket. He and the blanket were inseperable. However, the blanket eventually
Receiving her birthday earrings