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Nikkei Names: Writing Workshop in Seattle

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Maureen McCauley

My name refects my Irish heritage - Maureen is a variation of Mary, a very common Irish name. My parents considered naming me Kathleen, but switched to Maureen for the alliteration with my last name. It's not a wildly unusual name but unusual enough to be misspelled more often that you might think. 

I've always like my name <3

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Photo taken and name story provided on September 20, 2014 at the Wing Luke Museumas a part of Discover Nikkei’s workshop warm-up excercise in conjunction with the Nikkei Names: Taro, ... More »


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