The Asian Tiger Mom Story

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“Keep your grades up, son.” “Ask lots of questions.” “Get lots of scholarships.” These were the kind of things that I would often hear as a child. My parents were always mindful of my brother’s and my grades, making sure we were working to bring up those pesky A minuses and B’s. It seemed to fit the “strict Asian parents” stereotype. However, I surely don’t have a problem with the way my parents raised me; they aren’t as bad as the “Asian Tiger Mom” stories I occasionally hear. All they want is for me and my brother to have a proper education, something that they couldn’t receive. Both of my parents are native to Vietnam, and immigrated to the United States following the end of the Vietnam War. Neither of my parents attended college, but
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