cultural practices and values espoused by previous generations and also embrace the many archetypes of what it means to be an American; an authentic integration emerges to form an identification to the idea of Filipino American that is unique to each individual.
America is not a melting pot. We don't need to disappear and melt into nothingness. Or fully adopt an identity at the expense of another.
America is a salad bowl. Filled with many colors. We can honor all of it.
So to me, in a general sense, this is what it means to be a Filipino American.
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