Essays

Stories from APALA members on insights into their identities and what is “normal” for them.
 

Six Yards of Normal by Gurpreet Kaur Rana (08/20/2012)

More Than Enough: Embracing Multiple Identities by Alanna Aiko Moore (11/12/2012)

“Everyone You Meet is Fighting a Great Battle” by Melissa Cardenas-Dow (12/10/2012)

Hapa for Hire! by Linda Ueki Absher (01/15/2013)

“You’re Native Hawaiian, So What Island Are You From?” by Lessa Kanani’opua Pelayo-Lozada (02/11/2013)

My Personal Strategic Plan by Leo Lo (03/11/2013)

It’s a Mad World by Raymond Wang (04/15/2013)

The Asian American Experience: “Is It Normal to Help Me Help You?” by Raymond Pun (05/13/2013)

Mental Health: A Normal State of Mind by Eugenia Beh (06/26/2013)

Asian-Latino Identity and Cultural Exploration Through Travel…and Food by Cynthia Mari Orozco (07/15/2013)

A Journey in Four Languages by Paolo Gujilde (09/03/2013)

My Nomadic Life by Anchalee (Joy) Panigabutra-Roberts (11/06/2013)

Fielding the “What Are You?” Question by Anna Coats (01/06/2014)

 

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