The Many Meanings of the Mango
Mangoes—revered and prized by almost every culture in which they are cultivated—are a migrant fruit.
A Passage to India,
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It took me years before I realized that I’d built my notions of beauty from the stories of a distant land.
I added it to the list of things off-limits: questions about the past, the wars, why my grandparents had fled China for Taiwan. Why eventually they left that place too.
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Of all the things that have come and gone in my life, I wanted this one thing, just one: to be a writer.
There is a part of me, even after so many iterations of faith and years of living in an adult body, that is waiting for punishment, waiting to be banished from the Garden.
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