Surrealism is Real

Dirdra Medina

Abstract


Moving from the Philippines to the United States at a young age to live with a father, with whom you have had limited contact, and meeting a stepmom and stepbrother for the first time provides unique challenges. Socializing and “fitting in” with peers is especially difficult and overwhelming. The youth author highlights how overcoming these obstacles is facilitated through hard work and the support of personal relationships.


Keywords


immigrant; child's dream; surreal

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/jyd.2019.763

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