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Neither Here Nor There

I’m seated on a couch behind a bottle of Vitamin C capsules and a decorative tissue box placed on a coffee table, next to a jade Buddha figurine on a shelf to my right, and in front of a battalion of potted plants behind me. 1,147 more words

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Progressive Era for Asian Americans in Sports

On March 24, 2015, the Los Angeles Lakers started both Jeremy Lin and Jordan Clarkson, making them the first ever Asian American starting backcourt in NBA history. 542 more words

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We're Getting Noticed!

Thank you to The Ithaca Voice for helping us spread the word about our event! The article highlights the mission of the Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival and includes the trailer calling for film submissions. 25 more words

Bridging Cultures

Fellow immigrant and refugee Lee Po Cha is getting ready to take office at Portland’s Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization. Over 30 years ago, he was a teenager trying to use the very same organization’s services to help naturalize in the United States. 26 more words

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Vaccines are a Good Thing

I am pro-vaccine. I am almost rabidly offensively pro-vaccine. If I find out your kid has not been vaccinated for any reason other than a genuine medical exemption I am out of there faster than you can bleat “I’ve done the research” Not because I’m worried that my fully immunised kid will be in danger of catching stuff from your snowflake but because you are clearly a dickhead and I worry I will not be able to restrain myself from shouting at and/or punching you. 606 more words

General Me Me Meness

ONLINE GIFTS to the #world: #GreatSpirit #WhistleblowerKids in #Dutch

This ‘medicinal troubadour’ was sent by Dutch blogger Don Quijote who is telling the story of the whistleblower kids in Dutch! In German it is on… 226 more words

Sexual Abuse