Tag Archives: Lena Yada

Asian Americans and Mistaken Identity

“I got an adult small for Jason,” said the team mom of Number Two Son’s basketball team about the team uniforms she handed out. “Wait, you’re not Jason’s dad, are you?” No, I am not.  She was mistaking me for … Continue reading

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Too many look-alike Asians? The curious case of Gail Kim and Lena Yada

Gail Kim, an Asian-Canadian who is one of the top female professional wrestlers today, recently left the TNA wrestling promotion to join the WWE.  Coincidentally, (or may not so coincidentally), Lena Yada was released from WWE.  While the official reason … Continue reading

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