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Nikkei Chronicles #3 — Nikkei Names: Taro, John, Juan, João?

Becoming Yumi

Yumi Iwama

I grew up hating my name. I wanted to change it to “Amy.” Amy sounds cute and it sounds white, and I wanted to be both. All my friends and Barbie dolls were white, and I wanted to match. I remember having an aching feeling at 7 years old, wishing ...

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