Originally from the U.S., Marissa has been living in China for five years.
In the past year, she has not only experienced changes in her own life but also witnessed the rapid development and changes of Wuhan both inside and outside the city. In 2022, she married into a Chinese family and took root in Wuhan, which became her new home. "This year, I was most impressed seeing the improvements in environmental protection around the city." She also mentions that "this is an advancement that I am proud to see happening just outside my door here in Wuhan."