That Uncomfortable Feeling of Being Wanted for My “Almond-Shaped” Eyes
My former therapist, a well-meaning white woman, once asked me, “Do you think he treated you badly because you are Asian?”
From the beginning until now . . . I have never raised my hand against your mother.
From the beginning until now, I have never raised my hand against your mother.
Lam Thuy Vo is an independent journalist who digs into data to examine how systems and policies affect individuals. Previously, she's led teams and reported for BuzzFeed News, The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera America and NPR's Planet Money and told economic and political stories across the U.S. and throughout Asia.
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