2) To induce or compel (someone) to do something, especially by fraud or force.
1) To be convinced by your boyfriend (now fiancé), of more than two years, to quit your television career and move to Shanghai, China to be with him.
I was shanghai’d!
I am glad it happened. It was the best decision I have ever made. I made the, around-the-globe leap, in October 2011.
With this blog, I update my friends, family and now readers of my hometown newspaper, The Register-Mail (www.galesburg.com) in Galesburg, Ill. about my adventures within China and outside of the People’s Republic (China is referred to the People’s Republic of China, or P.R.C.).
Now, I can share my stories with you and what it’s like living abroad and in a communist country…
And to tell you the true meaning of being – shanghai’d.
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