In the wake of last month’s Shuping Yang saga, the Chinese internet is celebrating a couple of young role models who went to the United States, got an education and didn’t say anything to hurt the feelings of their motherland along the way.
Sun Yumeng and Sun Yutong, identical twins from Nanjing, have become viral stars once again after earning their degrees from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The two young women last lit up Chinese social media when they were accepted into Harvard together last year, causing their mom to wonder: “I was so lucky to have daughters like you in my life. Did I save the world in my past life?”
The sisters chose Harvard after finishing up their undergraduate studies in Shanghai’s prestigious Fudan University. In high school, they starred together on the bodybuilding team.
It’s not clear what’s next for these two brilliant and beautiful sisters, but Chinese netizens are expecting big things for them, while also losing hope in themselves. “They are more good-looking than me and they work harder than me. I ask you? What’s the point of me even trying?” commented one Weibo user.
[Images via Weibo]
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