Opening up the box

I didn’t know what had happened was bad. I was an obedient child so I wanted to do the right thing and not tell anyone...

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Does my surname sound too Asian?

It all started with Dad. At some point during high school, as my primary guardian, he began signing my school papers with ‘Young’ instead of ‘Yang’.My dad was always a joker and in the nonchalant manner in which he spoke about the name change, it seemed almost like a normal thing to do.  I didn't …

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