Beth Nguyen in TIME Magazine: The Comfort of a Lunar New Year in Isolation

Professor of English shares her memories of celebrating the Vietnamese holiday as a child.

“Lunar New Year might bring to mind festivals and fireworks, but I’ve always associated it with a kind of isolation. Long before the pandemic, long before the rest of America learned about sriracha and pho, I grew up in a Vietnamese refugee family in a mostly white town in Michigan…”

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