If I’m getting technical, I’m Cambodian Chinese American but there’s also identity politics.

Identity & Belonging Stories

January 10, 2016

“If I’m getting technical, I’m Cambodian Chinese American but there’s also identity politics....

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I notice that my dad was very violent and that my mom was in an abusive relationship with my...

Family Stories

January 3, 2016

“My mom is a SuperMom. She’s amazing. We’re not like best friends because I don’t call her like...

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What does it mean to be Chinese?

Saving the World Stories

December 27, 2015

“Growing up it was hard for me to understand what it meant to be Asian American and specifically Chinese American...

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After a few years, I started to win races and that made me love running even more.

Be My Own Boss Stories, Lift Strong & Run Fast Stories

November 30, 2015

” After a few years, I started to win races and that made me love running even more.“  I met Anthony...

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I knew being Asian was part of my heritage but I was curious to hang out with other cultures

Identity & Belonging Stories

November 29, 2015

“I knew being Asian was part of my heritage but I was curious to hang out with other cultures and see what they...

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This is hard for me to talk about but I was really ashamed of being Asian American

Identity & Belonging Stories

November 20, 2015

“This is hard for me to talk about but  I was really ashamed of being Asian American and I tried to reject all...

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When I told my Mom I wanted to be an artist, she assumed I was going to be one...

Artists & Creative Stories, Young Professional Stories

November 8, 2015

“When I told my Mom I wanted to be an artist, she always assumed I was going to be one of those people who sat by...

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My mother told me that I was born at the time when they ran out of birth permits

Science & Engineering Stories

November 2, 2015

“My mother told me that I was born at the time when they ran out of birth permits in China so essentially, I am...

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I was known as the shy girl until the 6th grade not because I was really shy, but because...

Chinatown Stories, Science & Engineering Stories

October 25, 2015

  “When I was in the 3rd grade, my mom decided to switch me from bilingual class to a regular English...

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I must be his only 3rd generation Asian friend

Identity & Belonging Stories, Science & Engineering Stories

October 18, 2015

“My Chinese friend overheard me talk to my father on the phone and when I got off he said to me, ‘why...

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