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家丑不可外扬jiā chǒu bù kě wài yáng Keep family problems within the family 节外生枝jié wài shēng zhī New problems pop up unexpectedly 月到中秋分外明, 每逢佳节倍思亲yuè dào zhōng qiū fèn wài míng, měi féng jiā jié bèi sī qīn Longing to see family far away
All too often the news is full of stories of shady dealing in China, so it was refreshing to learn that honesty can still be found and that it is appreciated. A 17 year old student accidentally scratched the side of a car and damaged a wing mirror. Instead of disappearing at a rate of knots, he chose to write a letter of apology and enclosed all the loose change he had. When the driver returned to discover the damage he called the police. However, after reading the note and seeing the small change he decided that honesty should be rewarded and the driver plans to give the student money towards completing his studies.