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Lana Condor and the Adoptee’s Place in Asian American Storytelling

‘To All the Boys I Loved Before’ may be a love story, but it also is a much-needed representation of transracial Asian adoptees, too

A photo still from the Netflix movie “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” that shows Lara Jean and Peter at a diner.
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InIn a pivotal scene in Netflix teen rom-com To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (TATBILB), 16-year-old Lara Jean sits in a diner…




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Andrea Ruggirello

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Andrea’s writing appears or is forthcoming in Gay Magazine, Zora, Hobart, Electric Literature, Catapult & more. She recently completed a novel.

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