Conversation No. 46 – Talking with Erin

In our 46th conversation, we’re speaking with Erin. She’s from Brooklyn, NY and currently lives there. She spends her days, “right now…cooking, cleaning, getting ready to go back to work, living life, loving life, and spending time with family.”

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Good Clean English Names

“Why didn’t your mother give you a good, clean, English name?”

This unfortunate question was directed to me by a newly hired co-worker at my job during a training session a few weeks ago. While my initial reaction was surprise at the boldness and lack of tact with which the statement was uttered, the second (and longer-lasting) feeling that cascaded over me was one of disappointment in my co-worker. From the outside, it looked like she would have known better.

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