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Magdalena

Magdalena CAROLINE JEONG-MEE KIM week after my sixteenth birthday, I woke up to the sound of my father shouting. At first I thought he was angry, but soon I realized he was just looking for his hat. We were going to McKinney State Park in Maine, the whole parish of the Korean Catholic Church of Lexington. I thought with embarrassment of the two bright-orange school buses the church had rented for the occasion. I got up anyway, dragging my feet into the kitchen, where my mother was putting rows of gim bap into Tupperware containers. For breakfast, she gave us the uneven ends. I told her I didn't want to go. She was unconcerned. "Why not?" she asked. My mother was a slightly chubby woman with a round, bright face. She could look cheerful even when she wasn't. "I don't feel like it," I said. "I'm too old for it." I sat down across from her. I had spoken in Korean, which I could still do if I didn't think about it. My parents were that way with English. They still had a terrible time pronouncing the place where we lived. Lawrence. Massachusetts. My father sounded like he was http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Manoa University of Hawai'I Press

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CAROLINE JEONG-MEE KIM week after my sixteenth birthday, I woke up to the sound of my father shouting. At first I thought he was angry, but soon I realized he was just looking for his hat. We were going to McKinney State Park in Maine, the whole parish of the Korean Catholic Church of Lexington. I thought with embarrassment of the two bright-orange school buses the church had rented for the occasion. I got up anyway, dragging my feet into the kitchen, where my mother was putting rows of gim bap into Tupperware containers. For breakfast, she gave us the uneven ends. I told her I didn't want to go. She was unconcerned. "Why not?" she asked. My mother was a slightly chubby woman with a round, bright face. She could look cheerful even when she wasn't. "I don't feel like it," I said. "I'm too old for it." I sat down across from her. I had spoken in Korean, which I could still do if I didn't think about it. My parents were that way with English. They still had a terrible time pronouncing the place where we lived. Lawrence. Massachusetts. My father sounded like he was

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ManoaUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Mar 13, 2002

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