A Stranger in Two Countries


Immigrating to an entirely new country is a difficult experience, no matter your background. Immigrating to an entirely new country as a teenager creates an identity crisis unlike any other. I was 14 when my family moved to Canada from…

Reconstructing the World, One Archive at a Time


As a Chinese-American born in the illustrious city of Hong Kong, it’s hard to remember a time when my Cantonese roots were never at odds with their Western counterparts. On a personal level, it’s the “banana” that I’ve been frequently…

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