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Photo by Horia Varlan

Photo by Horia Varlan

By Tina Teng-Henson

After 9 months of being my daughter’s main care-provider, I was finally ready to find and pay for consistent childcare so I could focus anew on schoolwork — which then led me further down a path I needed to take: one of more fully integrating this new identity of mine as a new mom with the other parts of who I was before my daughter arrived – daughter, grad student, minister, friend, wife. (more…)

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By Young Lee Hertig

Last Sunday, I arrived in Seoul to make my annual visit to my mom — at least, annually since my father’s passing two years ago. Thankfully, two of my sisters reside in Seoul, which allows me to be the “annual daughter.”

With each passing year, the air quality here is becoming more and more hazardous due to China’s pollution.  The weather in May felt like that of hot summer.  On the first night, I noticed my eyes stung and my throat felt inflamed.  My body seemed to be running on high alert. (more…)

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Photo by Adrian Dreßler

Photo by Adrian Dreßler

By Wendy Choy-Chan

In the movie Beaches, there was one scene where Hillary got very upset because she had forgotten what her mother’s hands looked like.  I remember when I watched that scene, I tried to think of my mother’s hands, and couldn’t really picture them.  (more…)

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