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An Immigrant’s Daughter Reflects on Her Role as a Caregiver

Posted on 08/7/2013 by |Home & Family blogger | Comments

CaregivingEditor’s note: This is a guest post by AARP historian and speechwriter Lily Liu. Remember the book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother that created such a stir a few years back?  Author Amy Chua sparked a national debate about the differences between the “Eastern” and “Western” ways of parenting. Though I followed it all closely, I think the more defining story of our generation of Asian-Americans is the one about “Draggin’ Daughters,” the female members of our Asian-American families …