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5 Things I Wish I Could Say To My Daughter

Don’t be afraid to make mistakes When you used to bring home report cards, I used to scold you for getting Bs. My parents did the same thing. Only As were accepted in our household. Uncle Jeet (not his real name) and I both had shining report cards, or else we would get slapped. It bred in me a fear of failure.

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I Married a Korean Woman. My Bengali Family Never Accepted Her.

   When I first told my mother that I was seeing someone, the first thing she asked me was if the girl was Bangali. I said no. She asked me where she was from. I said Korea. I couldn’t tell how she reacted over the phone, but I imagine she was either grimacing or looking down at the floor, downcast. At least

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