There’s more to me than color.

Christina Veland,
Virginia Beach, VA

Throughout my entire life, I have heard the phrase “well, of course you’re good at that. You’re Asian!” But there is more to me than the color of my skin. Beneath the surface is a real person with real struggles. It is difficult explaining to my peers that it hurts to be so quickly stereotyped.

 

There’s more to me than color.

Christina Veland,
Virginia Beach, VA

Throughout my entire life, I have heard the phrase “well, of course you’re good at that. You’re Asian!” But there is more to me than the color of my skin. Beneath the surface is a real person with real struggles. It is difficult explaining to my peers that it hurts to be so quickly stereotyped.

There’s more to me than color.

Christina Veland,
Virginia Beach, VA

Throughout my entire life, I have heard the phrase “well, of course you’re good at that. You’re Asian!” But there is more to me than the color of my skin. Beneath the surface is a real person with real struggles. It is difficult explaining to my peers that it hurts to be so quickly stereotyped.

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