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Vincent Chin, Danny Chen, and Coping with Betrayal

Last weekend marked the 30th Anniversary of the murder of Vincent Chin. The week that lead up to it was… read more Vincent Chin, Danny Chen, and Coping with Betrayal

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Anita’s Side Story

Writing about Romeo and Juliet, got me thinking about Tony and Maria. Thinking about Tony and Maria got me thinking… read more Anita’s Side Story

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Once in a Lifetime: Ten Years of Telling My 9/11 Story

There’s a curious lyric right after the famous opening lines of the Talking Heads song, “Once In A Lifetime.” Letting… read more Once in a Lifetime: Ten Years of Telling My 9/11 Story

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Remembering Sir

Right around the fifth paragraph of Marie Lee’s op-ed in the New York Times To Sir With Love started playing… read more Remembering Sir

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The End of Books Store

I remember my first Amazon purchase. It was also my first Internet purchase. My curiosity was stirred by something I… read more The End of Books Store

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Arbejdsglaede

Hamlet was my introduction to the Danes; Him and Danny Kaye prancing around a Hollywood set as Hans Christian Andersen…. read more Arbejdsglaede

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Reverb10

From their website: Reverb 10 is an annual event and online initiative to reflect on your year and manifest what’s… read more Reverb10

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The Deferred

I grew up among a handful of Chinese families in Hollis, Queens. I have been mugged three times in my… read more The Deferred

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The Newly Chinese

It’s not hard to draw comparisons between the new century vilification of Mexicans and the turn of the century vilification… read more The Newly Chinese

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Honesty

  I am going to play to stereotype and quote Bruce Lee: Knowledge in martial arts actually means self-knowledge… ultimately,… read more Honesty