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Thoughts For a New Year and a New Decade!

As the new decade begins, I find myself wondering if the world is going insane. In 2019, the Amazon forest was on fire and at the beginning of 2020, Australia is on fire. Iranians are mad at Trump and it seems like WWIII is becoming a possibility. To me global warming is clearly a

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A Cup of Coffee

*This is a short story that I wrote as a part of the honor project in The Short Story Writing class, spring semester 2019.

The
sun is shining and the leaves are falling from the trees as Somali heads back
to school for the fall semester after a wonderful summer break. It is usually a
long commute

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Where is home?

I sit across
the table from Asa at Nando’s in Dupont Circle and said, “I can’t believe I
am back. Three weeks at home feels like a dream.” The word “home” referred
to my homeland, Cambodia. I visited “home” for the first time after
living in America for 3 years and 1 month. To be exact I stayed

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