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Is this sentence right grammatically ?

I regard myself as lucky to be born in Quzhou and be to have the ability to pursue my study in Dalian.
My teacher told me that this sentence is wrong

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    The part "and be to have" is incorrect.

    "I regard myself as lucky to be born in Quzhou and have the ability to pursue my study in Dalian."

    Or maybe...

    "I regard myself as lucky to have been born in Quzhou yet have the opportunity to pursue my studies in Dalian." (Going along with Frank's small town/big town comparison.)

     

    I would say:I feel lucky to have the opportunity to study here in DALIAN (relatively big city), although i was born in QUZHOU (small town)

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