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The Person I Am Becoming

Mission Year staff often talks about being stretched and being uncomfortable and I tell you, this hasn’t been the easiest journey. This transition into adulthood, planting myself in Chicago and internal battles has left me with major growing pains. Going home to  Atlanta for Christmas break was very unfamiliar and  made me realize how much Read More

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Don’t Call Me a Missionary (Maybe)

Throughout my time here at Mission Year I’ve been called a missionary by a few people from home or people that I’ve met here in Chicago. Here’s the thing, I don’t know if that’s what I am. Dorothy Day once said, “Don’t call us saints, we don’t want to be written off that easily.” I Read More

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Why More Asian Americans Should Do Mission Year

(I am a 2nd generation Chinese-American who grew up in a family that embraced traditional East Asian values. This post is written from that perspective, and so my use of “Asian Americans” mostly refers to people who share a similar background. It is not meant to encompass every kind of Asian American. That said, I Read More

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