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ETHNICITY: ½ Thai ½ Taiwanese 

"Most people see me as just Asian. If not Asian, just Chinese. When I tell them half-Thai, half-Taiwanese, I usually say Thai, so then they perceive me as Thai."

"I think most people tend to homogenize Asian Americans into one group of Asians. And even then the distinction between East Asian and Southeast Asian has not really been made clear."

"Coming to college, I think I really experienced my first forms of discrimination here because of my race and learning more about who I am and how people perceive me."