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Fat Baby

(by Jean Kim)

My mother says that when I was a year old, I was handed a red bean bun, which I

grabbed and promptly took a bite right from the middle because I already knew at that

tender age that’s where all the yummy gooey goodness was. That’s what I like to think

anyway. She says that’s how she knew I was going to be a voracious eater for the rest

of my life.

When I was born in Korea, I was an 8.3 lb. baby, and apparently, I was considered a<