Originally posted on backroomwhispering.com on April 8th, 2016.
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“That’s the thing about pain. It demands to be felt.” (The Fault in Our Stars…
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HW Kim is a trauma survivor, social activist and poet. She has worked with Asian Americans for Equality and the Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center. Currently, she is pursuing a degree in Medicine & Public Health at Hunter College. 2,511 more words