In Episode Two, Tess and Sarah continue where they left off in their conversation on growing up as Asian adoptees on Long Island, discovering anime and overcoming discrimination. To listen to that recording, go to  Episode One of “Hope is the thing.”

In this episode, Tess and Sarah discuss further the importance of understanding how diverse immigration experiences have shaped U.S. history,  the need for more cultural acceptance, and of course, the awesomeness of anime.

Click here to listen to Episode 2:

Note: Listeners may want to turn up the volume as this conversation took place at Patchogue’s Roast Coffee and Tea, hence the roasting machine noise in the background.

Photo courtesy of Sarah and Tess