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The Peach Boy in Hawaii

Main Piece Informant: “A story that I heard a lot growing up was about this boy who was born from a peach. They called him Momotarō. He was considered a blessing to this older couple, who had not been able to have kids, but had always acted humble and hardworking. They got the child as… Continue Reading »

Performing Good Deeds Blindly-Mexican Proverb

Main piece: “Haz el bien y no mires a quien” Transliteration: Do the  good and don’t look at who Translation: Perform good deeds blindly despite the outcomes Background: Informant Nationality: Mexican Location: Guadalajara, Mexico Language: Spanish  Context and Analysis: I asked my Informant, a 74-year-old female if she knew of any sayings that have stuck… Continue Reading »

Burgers for Soccer Goals

Informant Bio: Informant is my friend from high school who also goes to the University of Southern California.  We currently live together and he is a third year electrical engineering major.  His dad is from Concord,  Massachusetts and represents a large blend of different cultures.  His mom is from upstate New York and is mostly… Continue Reading »