Tag Archives: Erica Barry

My Curious Collection

I come from a family of collectors. My dad collects everything from coins to paper cups – all neatly organized in archival sleeves and boxes. My grandmother collects long necklaces and empty perfume bottles, all haphazardly tossed into dishes and bowls. For … Continue reading

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There Is No Country for Half-Japanese, Half-Irish/French/German/Portuguese/Swiss Girls

Last Thursday, my school hosted a set of workshops for Martin Luther King Day. I helped to run a workshop called “A Conversation about Being Multiracial.”  My mom is from Tokyo, Japan, and my dad is from Newport, Rhode Island. A … Continue reading

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