Dirty Knees, Look at These

I was the only Chinese-American kid in my class in the suburbs.  Being the “only” made me love a good underdog story.  It's why I cheer for small pro basketball and football players, any team playing the Yankees, immigrants, struggling kids, single moms, orphans, people with cancer, widows, minorities....In school, other children occasionally did the slanted eyes chant - you know the one where you lift the corners of your eyes up and down and say, “Chinese, Japanese, Dirty Knees, Look at Thes … [Read more...]