My Chinese ancestor, who lived in Fujian province during the end of the Ming Dynasty, refused to shave his head in submission to the Qing. For this reason, and to avoid execution, he migrated to Vietnam.
The Eight Immortals are group of legendary saints from Chinese mythology. They are revered by the Taoists and play a significant role in secular Chinese culture. They were said to have lived on five islands in the Bohai Sea.