Day 130: On Being Taiwanese-American and Bizarre Racial Encounters While Studying Abroad

Saturday; January 9th, 2016

Let’s start by saying that this is not for you. Nothing here is meant to convince you that your convictions are wrong, and nothing here is meant to provide validation for your beliefs. I don’t know if this will be used by anyone in the future, and I can’t control how this gets used. Parts of my thoughts and experiences won’t match the predominant Asian-American voices, and any differences between other peoples’ stories and mine shouldn’t discredit or undermine any of our experiences altogether. All I can do is put down my own intent:

This is for me; this is my attempt to make sense of what I’ve been experiencing since I arrived in England. This is for my own personal growth.

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Day 130: On Being Taiwanese-American and Bizarre Racial Encounters While Studying Abroad