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Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy: Deepa Ambekar & Linh Song - Deepa Amkebar

“I always wished that I could be as beautiful as they were.”

Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy: Deepa Ambekar & Linh Song

This week we’re bringing you two stories to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. 

Deepa Amkebar tries to stop her true colors from showing.

Linh Song learns of her family's escape from war.


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05:55
Fair and Lovely

by Deepa Ambekar

A young woman tries to stop her true colors from showing.

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06:15
Once More, For Our American Daughter

by Linh Song

A daughter learns of her family's escape from war.

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Extras From This Episode

Deepa Ambekar Radio Extra 2

Deepa Ambekar during her teenage years.

Deepa Ambekar Radio Extra 4

An image of Deepa Ambekar with wedding makeup that was offered to her to make her "two shades lighter."

Deepa Ambekar Radio Extra 5

Deepa Ambekar today.

Linh Song Radio Extra 1

An image of the helicopter Linh Song's father once flew.

Linh Song Radio Extra 2

Linh Song's father (far left) during the war.

Linh Song Radio Extra 3

Linh Song with her husband Dug, and their two sons, Jaegun and Quynh.

Linh Song Radio Extra 4

Linh Song's mother and father at an ARVN reunion.

Tim Lou Ly Podcast Extra

Podcast Producer Tim Lou Ly interviewing his camera shy mom, Dinh Anh, for the episode.