From housewife to queen: Cindy Lee sells T&T* Supermarkets for $225 Million

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Cindy Lee holds a crab at T&T Supermarket.
Photo by Bill Keay, The Vancouver Sun

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun and
T&T Supermarket company website

Level 2
October 2009

Cindy Lee came to Vancouver
from Taiwan in 1972.
She just wanted to have a simple life.
Lee shopped in Chinatown in the rain
with her three children.
Shopping in Chinatown
was not convenient (con-vee-nyint).
There were no shopping carts.
There was no parking and there were no washrooms.


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Edythe Culling shops for shoes

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Edythe Culling and Marlene Cohen shop for shoes.
(Photo: Nick Procaylo / PNG)

Adapted from The Province
Level 1

Edythe Culling is shopping for shoes.

It is a special shoe sale.

The shoe sale happens every year.

Read the PDF and do the exercise


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