What my Korean family's immigration story taught me about my biracial identity

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I am Korean and Irish, which makes me biracial. My Irish family came to the U.S. a long time ago, but for my Korean side, coming to America is more recent history.

My great-aunt Sue immigrated from Seoul, South Korea to Seattle when she was my age. She even graduated from Rainier Beach High School, where I'm now a sophomore. I talked to her about her immigration story, and what it can teach me about my own racial identity.

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