23 Of The Most Powerful Things Ever Said About Being An Immigrant
“i will always be a translation.”
“You broke the ocean in
half to be here.
only to meet nothing that wants you.”
—Nayyirah Waheed, salt.
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2. “They have no idea what it is like to lose home at the risk of never finding home again, have your entire life split between two lands and become the bridge between two countries."
— Rupi Kaur, Milk & Honey
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3. “Is it my fault if I do not look like an English girl and I do not talk like a Nigerian?"
— Chris Cleaves, Little Bee
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4. “Do you know what a foreign accent is? It’s a sign of bravery.”
― Amy Chua, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
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