Chinese Americans Tag Archive

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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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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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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I’m really critical of myself

Accounting & Finance Stories, Still in School Stories

July 4, 2015

 “I’m really critical of myself.  I’ll get down to it and think about what I can do better and...

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I love being what people expect me not to be

Lift Strong & Run Fast Stories, Young Professional Stories

June 28, 2015

“I love being what people expect me not to be, especially with being such a small size Asian girl .” ...

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For me to tell them that I wasn’t going to be a doctor…

Artists & Creative Stories, Be My Own Boss Stories

June 24, 2015

  “Both my parents are doctors. My dad is a family practitioner and my mom is a dermatologist. For me to tell...

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