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taken from patricianangkal.com
By Utami Diah Kusumawati
Having born and raised in the states does not make Patricia Nangkal, or also known as TwishHoney, forgets her Asian roots.
“My father is from Bangkok, Thailand. An interesting value that has resonated with me is the saying,’Sabai-Sabai’, which means what will be will be,” she said, adding that Sabai-Sabai was a lifestyle embedded in the Thai culture meaning happiness in a multitude of layers including physical wellness, tranquility and contentment.
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Nangkal said adopting Thailand lifestyle had impacted her in a more positive way. Calmness and inner peace came when she surrendered herself to what was coming along her way.
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Liam Emsa @LiamEmsa tweeted that he ‘can not support @nytimes if the editorial board has someone on it who feels it’s OK to make blanket bigoted statements about an entire race.
Aerial capture of Seattle. Source: Wikimedia Commons .
By Utami D. Kusumawati
The growth in the population of Asian Americans in King County in Washington is outpacing all other races, reports The Seattle Times.
The newest data released by the U.S Census Bureau shows the county is becoming more diverse with the number of minorities increasing significantly.