He helped me buy a bicycle at the secondhand market and even gave me a ride there on the back of his black metal bike.
When I came down with the flu, he accompanied me to my therapy at the clinic and read to me from with me -- one of the weepiest chick flicks ever made -- and actually shed a few tears when it ended.
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I had come around to a slight Americanization of his real name by the first time we exchanged "I love yous," but it seemed of little consequence when Seung then added that I would never be welcome in his family's home.
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Seung had been told, all his life, more or less, that he was not allowed to marry someone like me.
Pronunciation aside, it hadn't occurred to me that Seung and I made a mismatched couple.