Personal Narrative: Are You American Or Chinese

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When I was younger, each year that I traveled to China to visit my relatives they always asked the question, “Are you American or Chinese?”

And I never knew how to answer. I knew they wanted to hear the answer “Chinese”, but how could I tell them that when I despised going to Chinese School and was embarrassed to bring Chinese food for lunch?

As I grew older, they stopped asking the question, but I never forgot it. I did not know which side to choose. Did I want the spaghetti and meatballs, Disney movies, and Thanksgiving? Or did I want the dumplings, historical dramas, and Chinese New Year?

It never occurred to me that I could have both until entering high school, when the appreciation for my heritage grew when I discovered that some of
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