A journey toward acceptance

Elena and her Korean-born grandmother have always been close, and Elena's grandmother has high expectations for the kind of partner who would be worthy of her beloved granddaughter. Listen as she tells Elena what she values and hopes for.

YouTube video


Asian Pride Project. (2012, April 9). Elena's Story: "If you are happy then grandma has to accept" [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v-xKIVKnN-RLU&ab channel=AsianPrideProject

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