Melissa, This paragraph takes me exactly to that spot that day with the two of you, your fourteen-year-old self being reflected back from your mom's sunglasses. It's beautiful.

I love your honoring of your lineage, your mom, your family, the complicated fact of our histories through your memoir narrative.

It's lyrical, powerful, and stunning. Thank you so much for sharing this with Age of Empathy. <3



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