You cannot sum up a whole community’s history in seven posts, but my intention was not to summarize their hardships and experiences. I wanted them t..
The DNA Gateway – spit goes in and American citizenship comes out. While speaking to multiple people in the community, I learned about this “gateway..
DNA. It seems simple, doesn’t it? Just A’s with T’s and C’s with G’s, right? Wrong. DNA is a complex combination of base pairs that gave me green ey..
” never had a desire to look for him.”
It’s been 36 years since I came from Vietnam, I was ten years old. Growing up in Vietnam was not a good exper..
“I have been wandering … never truly having a place to stay.”
I am Mai. I am Mỹ Lai and I live in Vietnam. I’m glad that I have the opportunity to..
“We were the kids of the enemy, so they always treated us really badly… Like we weren’t human.”
I grew up in Việt Nam. My grandma raised me because..
What are the first things you think of when you hear “Vietnam War?” Maybe you’re thinking about communism or a fresh bánh mì. I don’t blame you, the..
This might be my last post for Awkward Your Way Into, and possibly even my last post at The Wave, but don’t worry homies, this doesn’t have to be a ..
Middle school boys were not as glamorous as I thought they would be. You know how the recipe for girls is sugar, spice, and everything nice? Well, t..
Are you often called “unapproachable” or “distant” by others? Do people often avoid making eye contact with you when you’re walking down the street?..