I Hid Behind McDonald’s Instead of Embracing My Filipino Heritage

Being the only Filipino kid in my group of friends, I grew up ashamed of the tastes and smells of my culture

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If I said I was of a different ethnicity, I could certainly pass. I could hide in so many ways.

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