Loving Your Immigrant Parents, Superstitions and All
There’s a distinct kind of relationship that privileged first-generation children have with their immigrant parents.
Jinnie Lee is a writer based in Brooklyn. Her work has been published at The Guardian, Refinery29, New York Magazine, Elle, Vogue, W, Glamour, NYLON, Rookie, and others. She co-runs stetmag.com, a site dedicated to emerging writers, books, and storytelling. She's also working on screenplays! She can be reached at [email protected]
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