To Never Be Full: Albinism, Anorexia, and What It Means to Be Sri Lankan
“My mother’s ‘whiteness’ is disputed, by brown and white people alike, and treated as something to interrogate.”
The Female Eunuch
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We remember only a version of the story, and we tell only a fraction of that version. And sometimes, even that will fail us.
Papa left the summer I turned eight. The emotional toll of a wife who blamed him was too much to carry along with the burden of repatriating thousands of Filipino citizens.