A Space of Belonging

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Ever since reading this article a few weeks ago, R.F. Kuang’s “How to Talk to Ghosts” has really resonated with me. Kuang writes about the Asian-American experience of hauntology, and how Asian-Americans, often children of immigrants, feel “haunted” by a ghost-like presence of their origins. The secrets that our parents keep from us in an attempt to assimilate into Western society leave us feeling empty, as if a part of ourselves is missing.

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