Annie Li (she/her/hers) is a senior at Emory University studying history and sociology. She is currently researching the role of Chinese American Christians at the nexus of the civil rights movement and the Asian American movement. In her free time, Annie enjoys reading poetry and marveling at sunrises.
After my grandma’s death, I found myself in this place of ambiguity. I didn’t lose her at the moment she died; rather, our relationship gradually waned as I grew up in the U.S., linguistically and culturally distant from her.