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The dragon's yellow eyes stared at her. Its head bobbed and jerked to the clash of cymbals and the pop, pop, pop of firecrackers. Katie was transfixed as the dragon's tail, with its silk, sequins, and glittering spangles, flew wavelike through the air. She knew her dad and uncles were underneath the dragon's body, making it dance with long skinny poles. The thought made Katie laugh harder; the jingling of bells and the flashing rainbow of lights made her squeal with delight. But that was a long time ago. The fun had died with Aunt Annie...
The story begins on page 30.
St. Anthony Messenger
Multiracial Americans face challenges most people do not realize. Here a young woman with mixed heritage explains the unique life perspective of citizens who are labeled "other" on U.S. government forms. She recounts how faith brought her to self-understanding.
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