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Entries from August 2009

Featured Submission: I’m Short, But Nothing Short of Perspective

Posted August 23rd, 2009 by Peter · 9 Comments

Hello SAPL family. This week’s post is from guest writer Vannie Sung. She delves into the positives and (sometimes) negatives of being short in stature. I had never been self-conscious of height until I stopped growing in 5th grade (I blame it on the coffee machine left out at the parent-teacher conference because after that [...]

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Featured Submission: Crotchless Jumpers

Posted August 17th, 2009 by Peter · 3 Comments

I was walking around Shanghai on my study abroad trip with my friends when we saw a small family sitting on the sidewalk outside their shop. All the girls noticed the young baby the mother was holding and immediately began to crowd. We all “aww-ed” at the baby’s cute face and smile. But after a [...]

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Open Discussion: Asian Americans vs. Asian Canadians

Posted August 4th, 2009 by Peter · 32 Comments

Toby says: “Just out of curiosity, I always wondered about the differences between asians who live in America and those like myself who live in Canada. If it’s true that Americans feel more compelled to assimilate to the american culture and way of life. Compared with Canada, where multiculturalism is supported and accepted more so [...]

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Tags: Activities · Environment · Featured Topic · Habits · Open Dialogue

Ryan and Sean’s Not So Excellent Adventure

Posted August 2nd, 2009 by Peter · 4 Comments

The film “Ryan and Sean’s Not So Excellent Adventure” is currently #1 in Top Movie Sales on iTunes in the Independent film genre. Stuff Asian People Like will be giving out three free iTunes Downloads for this movie, so anyone who comments in the next few weeks will have a chance to win! [Note: Only [...]

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