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The Bay Area Raised Me to Stand By My Asian Homies

Growing up in a diverse community taught me these lessons on diasporic solidarity

Photo: Briana Chazaro
With my Korean A1 from grade school, Sydney Kim; also, has there ever been a more bootleg soldier costume? Photo courtesy of the author.

It may sound cliche, but for two Mexican American boys with hella unsupervised time, this is who we grew up with.

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Family Easter with my older brothers (Aldo and Abau). Photo courtesy of the author.

Bay Area writer, blogger, teacher. Books: Piñata Theory (2020); This Is Not a Frank Ocean Cover Album (2019). Twitter + IG: @alan_chazaro