During zhuazhou...

A baby is surrounded by items and set free to grab whatever their heart desires โ€” what they pick is said to determine their path in life. I grabbed a pen instead of a stethoscope, much to the disappointment of my immigrant parents.

โ€œSay it ainโ€™t so,โ€ they said.

                         (IN VIETNAMESE)


โ€œMaybe sheโ€™ll use it to write prescriptions,โ€ they hoped.

(ALSO IN VIETNAMESE)


One B.S in Advertising from The University of Texas at Austin later, theyโ€™re still hoping. But I never let go of that pen.








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Freelance Junior Art Director โœด Doner LA
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Art Director Intern โœด Mediacom Beyond Advertising
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