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#OurNewNormal | Jacqueline Adamescu of Los Angeles, California

Image contains two equal panels. In the right-hand panel, there is a photo of a woman in a video conference. Just a little to the right and above the woman, there is a small photo of a man with a white border around it. In the left-hand panel, there is white text on a light-green background that says “T.O.F.U. Talks #OurNewNormal Season Two Episode 06 With Jacqueline Adamescu of Los Angeles, California”.

What's life like for a public school teacher in Los Angeles, California during the pandemic? Find out from Jacqueline Adamescu in today's #OurNewNormal episode. Read More »

WAIW | I Have No Passport

Image contains a photo of a large wallet. On the left-hand side of the wallet, there is an empty pocket. On the right-hand side, there are a number of slots for cards. In one slot, a small white envelope can be seen with words written in Vietnamese on it. In the background, there is a bedspread with a light green pattern. To the left of the wallet, there is a cartoon dog staring at the wallet.

Why am I in Vietnam without a passport? Find out in this week's WAIW episode. Read More »

WAIW | Until It’s Gone

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For many of you, access to clean water is a given. Sadly, for plenty of other people (including myself up until an hour or so ago), that access isn't guaranteed. Read More »

WAIW | Speak English!!!

Image contains a blue metal penguin with a white belly and an open mouth. Behind the penguin, there is grass, palm trees, and the ocean in the distance. In the foreground, there is white text that says "Speak English!!!" on the top, and white text that says "Where Am I Wednesday" on the bottom.

This week, I decided to tackle something that's been on my mind for quite some time now, and that means I went on a bit of a rant. Read More »