Yellow Suit Jacket

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The girl showing the "V" sign, me, is wearing the yellow suit jacket.
The girl showing the "V" sign, me, is wearing the yellow suit jacket.

My mom bought this yellow suit jacket when I was very little. She bought it  back in 2003, when we still lived in Korea. I have many pictures of myself wearing it. Some pictures are from Korea. Some pictures are from Russia and Ukraine. My sisters also wore the jacket after me. There are many pictures of them in it in Ukraine, too.  My mom really loves the jacket. She still keeps it. It has been sitting in our closet for the past 15 years. It stayed with our family through almost all the moves we experienced. It stayed through the move from Korea and Ukraine in 2005 and the move from Ukraine to the USA in 2016. It is way too small for me or my sisters to wear now, but it brings back a lot memories, especially to my mom. The jacket itself is not very valuable, and it doesn’t have significant meaning, but it is one of the few things that stayed with my family for such a long time. 

Place(s): Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, New York
Year: 2016

– Elizaveta Son

Relationship:  Im/migrant who arrived as a child Im/migrant who arrived as a child