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Human Parts
A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

THIS IS US

My daughter’s absence was like a wound, raw and weeping. Everything we did together reminded us of who we had lost.

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THIS IS US

Coping in an oppressive system did not look appealing to me

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THIS IS US

On closure and cassette tapes

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THIS IS US

How moving into my own space helped me find my own joy as a first generation immigrant woman of color

A bookcase dedicated to my love for healing, travel, and community. In my apartment in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, 2020. All photos courtesy of the author.


And what I said the week after that

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Remember, one day in the not-too-distant future, you’ll be begging her to slow down

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Humans 101

Create a better world through curiosity, not judgment

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Lived Through This

Because I wish someone had warned me

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THIS IS US

Of all the haunting remnants of the past year, the one I can’t shake is my daughter’s eerily real doll

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PAST IS PROLOGUE

An accidental correspondence revealed how one doting father’s life ended in a tragic crime that took decades to uncover

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Human Parts

A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

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