Walking down the streets of Philadelphia, you see a large commotion by a nearby store. It just so happens that one of your brother’s best friends — let’s call him Kwaku — is involved in the fight. You squint your eyes and see the name of the store written in Chinese, running across the storefront. You’ve never seen this store before, but you want to tell your brother where this is happening so he can help — so you sprint home, desperately trying to hold the store name in mind while navigating through the busy streets of the city. …

Adam Zhang

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store