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Filipino mothers share their kitchen secrets

The smell of kare-kare coming from the kitchen. The warm champorado kisses you get before you are dropped off at school. The adobo-filled embraces that welcome you home. All of these precious moments happened because of...

Amuro Namie: The Eternal Queen of J-Pop

I first visited Tokyo in 1997 and stayed at the home of a Japanese family. There was a girl a couple of years older than me, but we didn’t talk much during my week there. We were in that teenage stage of awkward self...