Meanings of September 11th twenty years later

Dear grandma,

Two blue forget-me-not flowers in focus against a background of a blurred field.
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A black & white image of snowy, lone mountain.
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A pen rests on a pad of notebook paper. In the background lies several wadded up, crumpled pieces of paper.
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Though she can’t speak English well, my mother laid the foundation for mine.

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An immigrant from Malaysia, my mother has lived in the United States for more than 25 years.

Katherine S. Hsieh

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