From the earliest of plantation experiences to modern life and culture in the 50th state, topics explored by the writers chronicle the Korean experience in Hawai¹i and on the mainland through evocative essays, poetry, and prose. From the introduction: “The word yobo still brings that pinch of pain, conjuring up old injuries…we forgot that yobo is a term of endearment, born of love both passionate and spiritual. We offer these stories…yours and mine, historical and personal, communal and familial. Yobo, reclaimed, survives anger and shame, transforming into a renewed appreciation for family, love, tradition, courage, independence, self”
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