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Charlien

My name is a hybrid of my parents’ names.  

My father was “Charles” and my mother, who is Vietnamese American, is named, “Lien.”

*There’s no one else with my name but I can never get an email account with my first name – apparently, there’s a lot of Charlies whose last names begin with “N.”

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Photo taken and name story provided on June 11, 2014 at the Japanese American National Museum for Discover Nikkei’s photo activity in conjunction with the Nikkei Names: ... More »


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