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The Therapeutic Nature of Art-Making

Encouraging a shy student to come out of their shell can be a long journey. Maybe a smile cracks one day, then a short answer spills out here and there. Finally, the dam bursts open and the words start pouring out. This is what ARTogether’s new program is all about.

a tiger with wings.

I think about this frequently: the way she embodied the definition of feminism, just not for herself. I think about how, in spite of my grandfather’s escapades amongst the intelligentsia; in spite of the lifelong respect he earned for being an activist for Korean independence during the Japanese occupation, it was my grandmother who ensured that he remained alive to fight another day …

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