Yeeva Cheng on the Davidson campus. She grew up in Shelby, but descends from Chinese parents whose families immigrated to India and Pakistan early last century. They are from the Hakka ethnic group of southern China that practices arranged marriages. Cheng graduates Sunday from Davidson College and will spend next year on a Watson Scholarhip studying overseas about that institution that she's not necessarily against.
Yeeva Cheng on the Davidson campus. She grew up in Shelby, but descends from Chinese parents whose families immigrated to India and Pakistan early last century. They are from the Hakka ethnic group of southern China that practices arranged marriages. Cheng graduates Sunday from Davidson College and will spend next year on a Watson Scholarhip studying overseas about that institution that she's not necessarily against. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
Yeeva Cheng on the Davidson campus. She grew up in Shelby, but descends from Chinese parents whose families immigrated to India and Pakistan early last century. They are from the Hakka ethnic group of southern China that practices arranged marriages. Cheng graduates Sunday from Davidson College and will spend next year on a Watson Scholarhip studying overseas about that institution that she's not necessarily against. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

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May 16, 2015 3:47 PM

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