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Pamela Chan

Pamela Chan was born and raised in sunny Los Angeles. She writes for places such as the Orange County Register, xoJane, HelloGiggles, and Generation Progress, acts on screens both small and big, and likes to sing and dance to the beat of her own quirky drum. She is also a recent graduate of USC Annenberg’s Arts Journalism Program. For more of her thoughts, follow her on Twitter and on her blog.

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10 ways you’ll be stereotyped for living in Los Angeles

How to become Californian in 15 easy steps

24 things people from Los Angeles always have to explain to out-of-towners

17 things all Chinese-Americans are born knowing how to do

The worst possible advice to give someone traveling to Los Angeles

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‘Model Minority’ or not, Asian-centric political action just isn’t a thing in America

19 fears only people from Los Angeles understand

19 lies the guidebooks are telling you about Los Angeles

How I came to appreciate my Chinese heritage one Christmas

I am one of those menacing ‘anchor babies’ that the GOP keeps warning you about

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