Garden Grove, CA
I look Vietnamese, I have a common Korean last name but I’m neither, I’m Cambodian. All my life I grew up with peers always assuming I’m Vietnamese without even asking what race I am first. I went to schools that dominantly had Vietnamese students witch is why they probably why they assumed I was Vietnamese too. Others thought I was Korean after they found out my last name was “Kim”. Every time I bring up that I’m not Vietnamese, they look at me in shock and so it turns into a guessing game of which nationality I am.