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Lola’s Work: An Animated StoryCorps Feature

I was moved by this story about a devoted grandmother, which was featured on NPR and StoryCorps, and now StoryCorps has turned it into a featured animated story!   It also features some pictures painted by her and her grandson of … Continue reading

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The Stories of our Elders: Lola’s Sacrifices and Life Lessons

With our Asian American elders under attack, we should remember that one way to honor them is to preserve their stories. One really convenient and great way to do that is through StoryCorps, which provides apps to record their stories … Continue reading

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Remembering Asian American Veterans: Drew Pham

I stumbled upon Drew Pham’s story when posting a storycorp session about my mother.  This particular story was a moving.https://thenib.com/i-trained-to-fight-the-enemyhttp://www.npr.org/2014/03/29/295329503/never-truly-over-discussing-deployment-a-challenge-of-its-own  I stumbled across Drew Pham’s story when posting a story on StoryCorps about my mother.  My father was a Navy … Continue reading

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On Memorial Day: The Last Viewing

While Memorial Day in the US usually brings up thoughts of summer and barbecue, dead Asian American and Pacific Islander veterans usually don’t come to mind. This StoryCorp animation of a father’s remembrance of his dead son reminded me of … Continue reading

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An Asian American Story: No More Questions

While Asian Americans sometimes talk about establishing Asian American studies programs as a way to capture and remember our history that has often been ignored or forgotten in mainstream textbooks, Asian American history lessons can be surprisingly close to us, … Continue reading

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