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Lying and Fighting and Fears, Oh My!

Do you ever feel like you’re living your life in fear? Fear of hurting others? Of hurting yourself? Fear of disappointing others? Fear of never being able to eat something again? Fear of never being able to watch something again? Fear of failing? That’s me. I live in a world of fears. Today I realized… Continue reading Lying and Fighting and Fears, Oh My!

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The Hmong Community: Gender and Identity Workshops needed

About a week or so ago I went to a workshop on my college campus that focused on the Hmong Language with the theme of “sharing the experiences of teaching and knowledge of the Hmong language and culture.” I was so proud of my community for finally being able to come together and make a… Continue reading The Hmong Community: Gender and Identity Workshops needed

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Who I Am, The Identity Search, and Being Hmong

Today I lightly want to talk about identity formation and culture clashes. This happens to many individuals from any and all backgrounds and it is something that should be discussed. As I hone in on the Hmong community, I hope you also look at it through your own perspective, as it is important to be… Continue reading Who I Am, The Identity Search, and Being Hmong

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Big Changes and Opportunities are Happening

It’s March Madness, that’s for sure. On February 28th, I learned that a short story I had submitted was going to get published, and today, March 2nd, I just learned that I was accepted for a paid Summer Research Internship. I honestly don’t know how to take this all in, especially since it happened within… Continue reading Big Changes and Opportunities are Happening