Struggles, triumphs and the fate of Vancouver’s Chinatown: A reflection

In light of the recent City of Vancouver proposal to make Vancouver’s Chinatown a UNESCO World Heritage Site, I wanted to share a piece that I wrote for a class on the current state of Chinatown and the need for action to take place with regards to heritage preservation. This comes especially after the recent […]

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The easiest and hardest word to say to God

Do you ever just ask why? WhyΒ is this happening to me? Why is this happening now? WhyΒ do bad things happen to me? Why can’t I be happy? Why is my life the way that it is? JustΒ why? I asked myself those questions a lot. More accurately, I asked God those questions a lot. In those […]

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When the curtain falls on a main character in your life

I hadn’t heard from him in five months. Despite the benefit of the doubt that I had given him over the time that I had known him – “he was busy”, “he’s working tonight”, “he’s out with friends”, “he has better things to do than talk to me” – I realized that I hadn’t actually […]

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