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tigers and tulips: on being a fake asian

I find Asian stereotypes riveting. Specifically, reflected in writings by American Born Asians. They strangely validate and invalidate my experience, because I am a fake Asian.  A trans-racial adoptee. A Korean-Dutch Adopted American. Korean because that is my ethnic identity. … Continue reading

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texas sheet cake and hold ’em

Michigan is the Texas of the north. We’re a border state. Without the aid of computer-generated border lines, you can spot Michigan from those marble-y satellite images of Earth–just like Texas. We’re both notable peninsulas. We’re big. We have our … Continue reading

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