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hapa265Hi I’m Jared. I’m proud to be Hapa because I am the combination of two cool different cultures, families, and appearances.

I have embraced my heritage because I don’t consider myself or am fully accepted as one or the other, I am both. It’s funny because all my white friends think I’m Asian while most of my Asian friends think I’m of some weird Asian race or white.

I have faced challenges such as easily falling into the stereotypes of others because it makes life simple. I often find myself picking one ethnicity over the other, and being pushed out of one I considered myself part of.

When all is said and done, I honestly feel the most welcomed, accepted, understood and “part of” by Hapa friends and family. I am Hapa.

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