First Group Interview Paper

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For my first group interview, I found myself interviewing a few members of UCSB’s own Filipino organization, Kapatirang Pilipino, which provided an unmediated view of the allure and desire that surrounds balut. I gained rapport by giving them my own first experience of eating balut, easing in much more quality and refined responses. Afterwards, I provided a picture of balut on my phone, to which most of the informants responded with laughs and smiles, understanding that although it does not look appealing, it is an embedded part of Filipino culture. I asked why Filipinos consumed balut in the Philippines to which all unanimously said it was a cheap source of food and was practically a sign of one were a “true Filipino”. Then I proceeded to
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