Netflix’s Alina Starkov Perfectly Sheds Light On Transracial Adoptee Pain

For young orphans and adoptees, distance from their culture can mean divorce from their culture and the adoptee must build their own oasis in an environment ready to tear it down.

Alina Starkov. Photo Credit: Netflix Life

What are you?”

The other label to consider

Stranger in a strange land

The war-torn world of the Grishaverse. Photo Credit: The Cinemaholic

Playing a dangerous game

Defining Americans means rejecting the idea that the definition requires a certain skin color, ethnic background, language, and the like. Photo Credit: University of Californai

The orphan and adoptee experience explored at last

Only when the situation is dire does Alina feel compelled to hold onto the few shreds of her Shu background that she carries to this day. Photo Credit: Teen Vogue
Anti-Shu posters. Photo Credit: YouTube

You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here

Botkin Yul-Erdene. Photo Credit: Comics Beat

Forever indulging in the euphoria that comes only from gaining new knowledge and sharing stories and wisdom with the world. Location: the crossroads of identity