From Haunting to Healing: On the Gwangju Uprising and ‘Human Acts’
To this day, I don’t know how my father experienced the Gwangju uprising.
Hannah Bae (she/her) is a freelance journalist and nonfiction writer who is at work on a memoir about family estrangement and mental illness. She is the 2020 nonfiction winner of the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award, a 2021 Peter Taylor Fellow for the Kenyon Review Writers Workshops and a 2019 fellow with the Asian American Writers' Workshop. Find her bylines in The Washington Post, CNN, Eater and other outlets. Follow her on Twitter at @hanbae and on Instagram at @hannahbae.
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The back was nothing but a web of elastic straps, and the front wasn’t low-cut as much as it was nonexistent.