Fifty years ago, my father and grandfather were killed in a plane crash at Lake Tahoe, California. I was seven years old, the youngest of five siblings, and all through my adolescence and adulthood, no one in my family ever talked about the crash. The subject was verboten, forbidden, not to be mentioned because the… [Read More]
Cynthia Lim lives in Los Angeles with her husband and has written a memoir about her husband's brain injury. She is currently the executive director for data and accountability for the Los Angeles Unified School District and holds a doctorate in social welfare. Her essays have appeared in Hawai'i Pacific Review, Rougarou Journal, Kaleidoscope, Gemini Magazine, Hobart, Forge Journal and Wild Violet Literary Magazine. Her website is cynthialimwriting.com.