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On being ABC (part 2/2): The past and future of Asian “Tiger Parenting”

ABC: American-born Chinese. A term widely used to refer to American citizens of Chinese descent, excluding first-generation immigrants.  Thanks to Amy Chua, the Tiger Parent has become a cultural trope discussed to death, yet only more recently have I seen … Continue reading

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On respecting my parents and sharing their stories

I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with my parents and my Chinese upbringing*. One of my favorite Oscar Wilde quotes is “Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.” I began to … Continue reading

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