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Japanese American identity pt. 1 – How do I feel when someone says “Gil-san”?

I had an interesting thread of conversation the other day on Facebook, after someone sent me a friend request that ended with the person (he’s Caucasian) calling me “Gil-san.” He wrote this in good cheer and good faith, and as a sign of collegial respect. I know that. But it struck me odd somehow, that […]