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We Need to Pass on Our Stories

How storytelling is a tool that Asians can’t forget to use

심상봉 (1935–2020) Photo illustration courtesy of the author

I am genuinely curious — here’s a question for you, your Asian American friends, or any friend from an immigrant family:

How often do your parents tell you stories of adversity or proud moments in your family’s history?



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