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A Brief Biography of Mi Fu (米黻/ Mi Fei)

With a mother who was the Emperor Yinzong’s wet-nurse, Mi Fu  grew up in the very center of the Chinese empire; knowing the Imperial family and mingling freely among the members of the Song Dynasty rulers. He was a very intelligent boy, particularly gifted in remembering and reciting poems, as well as calligraphy, although he despised formal training.

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