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The Familiar Stranger

I went home this winter.

It has been a while since I last went home during the winter, and it’s been longer since I have considered Taiwan, “home.” The trip could be best summed up with the following list. 250 more words

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Lollicup yum :)

Hello dearest readers,

I meant to post this on February 7.  Unfortunately, I wasn’t able.  Thus, you get to read this a couple of days later than I was anticipating.  491 more words

Food

#ARCstravaganza // American Panda

BOOKSTAGRAM MONDAY IS HERE!! If you’ve been on my blog before you can’t help but notice what an Asian fangirl I am… so when I saw a contemporary YA with really Chinese parents I know I HAD to read it, + a college setting! 403 more words

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The "Crazy" Label

Major depressive disorder with anxiety as a symptom.

Sounds like a Panic! at the Disco song, or something intimidating, right?

I was diagnosed in 2013, after spending a summer interning in Taiwan. 547 more words

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Chatting with Ed Lin, author of Taipei-based novel Incensed

Ed Lin is a Taiwanese American writer and novelist based in New York.  As the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards, he published  652 more words

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"Where are you from?"

Somehow, I stand out like a sore thumb in Taiwan.  Even before exposing my American-accented Mandarin, people immediately notice my mere existence.

For those of you who know me, I don’t literally stick out, because I’m rather vertically challenged.   226 more words

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Why TW?

Why Taiwan?  The better question is, why not?

I am Taiwanese.  I was born here and moved to the United States at 3 years old.  Despite having Taiwanese citizenship, this is only my fifth time here. 440 more words

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