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Living the hyphen: East Palo Alto author looks to her Tongan roots to find a hero

Original post made on May 21, 2021

Tonga Victoria has just released her first novel, "Hyphen American," a fictional book for young adults that weaves Polynesian culture and family traditions into an espionage story.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, May 21, 2021, 1:28 PM

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Posted by smorr
a resident of Monta Loma
on May 21, 2021 at 9:10 pm

smorr is a registered user.

Really excited to hear about Tonga Victoria as a writer as well as a community activist. We need more voices like hers at the table! (I'm not a Pasifika but believe strongly in the importance of representation and role models.

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