White or Asian. Must I pick?

Alec Dughi
Castro Valley, CA

I am always asked if I am Asian. And the answer is yes, I am. I think the politically correct term would be Chinese American, but sure, I’m half Asian. But I’m also half white, and the two races are constantly fighting to rule my life. I don’t really fit in with both completely, and to choose sides, to commit to a group would be like picking a side in a nuclear war. It just doesn’t work.

 

White or Asian. Must I pick?

Alec Dughi
Castro Valley, CA

I am always asked if I am Asian. And the answer is yes, I am. I think the politically correct term would be Chinese American, but sure, I’m half Asian. But I’m also half white, and the two races are constantly fighting to rule my life. I don’t really fit in with both completely, and to choose sides, to commit to a group would be like picking a side in a nuclear war. It just doesn’t work.

White or Asian. Must I pick?

Alec Dughi
Castro Valley, CA

I am always asked if I am Asian. And the answer is yes, I am. I think the politically correct term would be Chinese American, but sure, I’m half Asian. But I’m also half white, and the two races are constantly fighting to rule my life. I don’t really fit in with both completely, and to choose sides, to commit to a group would be like picking a side in a nuclear war. It just doesn’t work.

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