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Dealing with Trauma

Traumatic events have the power to influence and impact  how we evolve our identity over time. In this raw and personal episode Amanda Poh shares with us how she has dealt with her identity after facing  traumatic events related to sexual assault and racism. 

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Becoming a Parent

How does your identity change when you become a parent? On Mothers Day, I had a conversation with my own mom about my fears of my identity evolving due to marrying another person or becoming a mother. Join us as my mother reflects on her own journey, and shares some lessons for all of us.

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What makes you different?

Laila Zayan shares with us what it’s like having her belief as a Muslim define a core part of her identity. In this Ramadan special, you will hear stories from Laila’s life growing up in a suburb of Seattle, to her time as a Yoga Instructor in the Bay Area.

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What makes you different?

Maheen: [00:00:00] Imagine you’re hanging out with a group of friends. You just wrapped up eating dinner and are walking to your car and your friend’s phone rings. [00:00:25] It’s the Adhan, your friends gather on the sidewalk and pray as a group in public, in the middle of America. I can’t tell you how…

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Beyond Borders

In 1912, Abubakar Khan’s family was one of the earlier families to migrate from India to America. In this episode we explore how inter-generational values can be both helpful and detrimental to our identity.

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Beyond Borders

In 1912, Abubakar Khan’s family was one of the earlier families to migrate from India to America. In this episode we explore how inter-generational values can be both helpful and detrimental to our identity.  Transcript Maheen: Hello, everyone. You’re listening to FakeID. Here, we will share stories that break down the complexities that make up our…

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Beyond Me

What role do our parents play in our identity? In our first episode, Joey Loi covers the journey of his parents from Vietnam to  pursuing “the-american-dream”. And how that has impacted him today. Transcript: Maheen: Hello everyone. You’re listening to FakeID. Here, we will share stories that break down the complexities that make up our…

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Who Am I?

Why did I start FakeID? Why should you be listening to this podcast? In this intro episode I cover my journey of FakeID and why it matters to me. I cover the inspiration in 2019 that led me to starting this podcast, and the challenges in 2020 that deterred from launching it. Transcript: Hello everyone….

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