Alexandra Beener "Shame Makes You Way More Interesting"

About this episode

Alexandra Beener is a producer living and working in New York City. She was born in Seoul, Korea and was adopted into a non-Korean family as a baby. We talk about the complexities of foreign adoption, her identity issues involving race at a young age, and the what it means to be a minority even in your own family.

About the show

First Generation Burden is a series of conversations with immigrants the children of immigrants. It is a platform to celebrate the unique and diverse immigrant population in this America. Also, it’s just a bunch of fun conversations with good people.

About the host

Rich Tu is an artist and designer living in Brooklyn, NY. He is also first generation Filipino-American and who cares about culture and the future.

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