1993年，来自美国阿拉巴马州的Eddie S. Mills先生携妻子和四个孩子来到海南外国语职业学院任教。
Mr. Eddie S. Mills，come from the State of Alabama of the U.S.，came to Hainan with his wife and four children in 1993. He worked as an English teacher at Hainan College of Foreign Studies.
In 2000，Mr. Mills founded the International Education Exchange Association (IEEA).
In 2004，Mr. Mills became the first cultural and educational expert in Hainan Province to win the National Friendship Award.
In 2006，Mr. Mills became one of the first group of foreigners in Hainan Province to obtain China's Permanent Residence Permit.
In July 2019，Mr. Mills was appointed as the first Overseas Communications Officer of Hainan International Media Center (HIMC).
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