Here lai’s the end. This is my last gif for Here Lai’s Our Truth, so I wanted to emphasize an important aspect of My Lai identity, civil war. It sta..
“The dust of life, conceived in hell and born in strife. They are the living reminders of all the good we failed to do”
“War isn’t over when it ends, some pictures never leave your mind. They are the faces of the children the ones we left behind”
-Miss Saigon, the ..
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..
“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 ..