In Amy Tan's short story "Two Kinds," what sacrifice does the mother make for her daughter?

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In Amy Tan's short story "Two Kinds," the mother makes many sacrifices for her daughter, the protagonist in the story. The mother has come to San Francisco from China, where she lost all of her family, and she tries to teach her daughter that she can be anything she wants to be. The mother has sacrificed her own life, while contending with painful memories of her dead children in China, to try to make her daughter's life great.

The mother does not make much money cleaning houses, but she is able to gather magazines from the houses she cleans to find stories of amazing children to motivate her daughter to...

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