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Jean Youn: Welcome 2013

The year 2012 is coming to an end and the year 2013 is about to begin. Within any cultures, there are certain customs that are kept on certain days or periods. Some of them may be similar and some may be totally different, and even strange, according to other countries or ethnic groups. Today, I want to introduce a custom, which used to be kept on December 31 in Korea. The reason why I said “used to” is because it is... Read More →

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Jean Youn: Halloween, customs, and traditions

Tomorrow is the last day of October and it is also Halloween! Do you celebrate Halloween? Some people do and others don’t, and that’s ok. People hold different kinds of customs and traditions based on their culture and beliefs. Families like mine that consist of first and second generation immigrants often find it necessary to mix the customs and cultures of both their native land and of the United States. Sometimes we clash with our children due to different customs and values. This reminds me of the film, “Fiddler on... Read More →

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