What Is The Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother

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The moment that changed me as an individual was when I read a simple book, a book filled with controversy over the message advocated within it even though it was merely the memoirs of a mother and her family. The book was "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" by Amy Chua and it's a fascinating account of how a Chinese mother raised her two daughters under a strict, authoritarian tradition. Her parenting style was incredibly important for me when I felt like I had no agency in my life, even though I did. It wasn't until my junior year that I read the book and it opened my eyes to a new, matured me that was hardworking, determined, and willing to accept my limitations. The simplest message I got from the book, and yet its most powerful, was to work

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