I am an American, although my grandparents are from Laos. It is often a repeated questions of where I am from. When I answer that I am from America, people then ask the same question. Sometimes I say ”Oh, I am from Laos.” in reality I was born in California. This is an on going matter that needs to be stopped. If we were born an America we are American. I can not stress to the fact of an isolation feeling when people ask where I am from.