1. Your parents’ reaction when you first tell them that you’re going vegan is:

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2. And they always seem to forget that you’re vegan.

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Uhhh… That kinda defeats the WHOLE purpose.

3. Or they simply say:

Helena

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Seriously tho…

 

4. You knew what durian smelled like before it was cool.

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 Uhhh, scratch that. Durian will NEVER be cool. #SmellsLikeAss

 

5. You can’t even trust your own people.

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6. Sure, veganism is not even a concept in some Asian cultures, but you still have hope for the future.

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7. And you’ve become a BADASS in the kitchen.

Cant Touch This

 

8. Meeting another vegan Asian makes you feel like:

Yes

 

9. Rice to you is what water is to every species on this damn planet.

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Bags of Imported Rice in Market - Elmina - Ghana | Adam Jones | CC BY-SA 2.0 

10. Happiness is discovering a vegetarian dish at an Asian restaurant that DOESN’T contain fish sauce.

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11. Your folks may not fully comprehend your love for companion animals.

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TRF_Mr_Hyde | Funny Awesome Animals 7 | CC by 2.0 

12. And people LOVE to ask if you eat dogs.

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Come on now…

 

13. You’re pretty much the only Asian you know who ISN’T obsessed with Korean BBQ.

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Baby octopus | Ben Husmann | CC BY 2.0 

14. Unless, of course, it’s made with Gardein meat alternatives.

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15. Some of your friends think you’re borderline ridic.

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16. It doesn’t matter, though, because you’re ALWAYS happy to be a voice for the animals in your community! <3

Asian Activists

 

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