First Person Plural takes a close look at my two families and the contradictions and everyday ironies of our relationship. While sometimes skeptical about the making of this film both families were always supportive, encouraging, and willing to go out on a limb and simply be themselves. I hope that with the help of this guide, others will be able to embrace the courageous spirit of our journey and also use the film as a tool for discussing difficult issues - race, assimilation, family, cultural identity, adoption - and their influence on our lives.
My deepest thanks to the TRI staff and to our advisors for making this guide possible.
— Deann Borshay Liem
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