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Our Human Family

Microaggressions Are Not Micro in Their Impact

There’s nothing micro about being told you don’t belong

Photo by Randy Fath on Unsplash

“Where are you from?”

I answer it truthfully but brace myself to hear what I know will come next. In these encounters, my initial reply is less than satisfactory to the inquirer and they inevitably dig deeper.

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Cara Harbstreet (She/Her)

Cara Harbstreet (She/Her)

Lover of carbs and puns, call me Cara Carbstreet | Anxious Millennial | Coffee Enthusiast | Non-diet Dietitian