Wanderlust Wendy

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Journey to a Changing Cultural Identity

Recently, someone on Twitter asked how quickly an immigrant loses ties to his/her heritage. The answer varies, but for me, it was within two short years. At age 12, my identity became hyphenated: Asian-American. Yet with an concerted effort to fit in, I quickly dropped the Asian part of the word. Over the last decade, I’ve been reexamining both parts of my identity as an Asian-American. Since May is Asian … Read more