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What’s in a Name?

You likely made assumptions about me based on my name — here’s what you don’t know

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What’s in a name? I’ve been thinking about that question lately after I found this mug at my parents’ house. I bought it as a teen because I loved the definition even though it’s not how I spell my name.

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#StopAsianHate is a blog from Medium chronicling the xenophobia and anti-Asian racism that plagues America. With essays from the AAPI community and beyond, it’s a space for readers and thinkers to explore the joys, challenges, and complexities of the Asian American experience.

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Kathy Lu

Kathy Lu

Media consultant passionate about management, diversity, and helping people succeed. Past: America Amplified/CPB, The Kansas City Star, The Roanoke Times

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