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Remembering Daddy

Jun 19, 2011 2 Comments by

© Dmae Roberts 2011 Daddy passed away in his sleep one afternoon, alone and without causing us any trouble.  He had been sick for a week with one of his frequent colds that turned into bronchitis during which he continued the two pack a day smoking habit he could never kick. “Alive and kickin’.” That […]

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The Eternal Search For A Name

May 18, 2011 Comments Off on The Eternal Search For A Name by

© Dmae Roberts 2011 *Originally published in The Asian Reporter.  Read more essays in the Dmae Writes section. When I produced Mei Mei: A Daughter’s Song, my autobiographical radio documentary, the marketing people at the network described it as the story of an “American-born daughter and her foreign born mother.” I had told them that […]

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