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Yuri Yamamoto

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Yuri Yamamoto is a musician, expressive art practitioner, and diversity activist. She is a seminarian at Shaw University and a chaplain resident in Raleigh, North Carolina. Yuri co-led the publication of Unitarian Universalists of Color: Stories of Struggle, Courage, Love and Faith.

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Minding the Gap

Yuri Yamamoto

As I grew up, I picked up my parents’ attitude that there was not much to learn from popular culture.

Braver/Wiser

Even When

Yuri Yamamoto

From Braver/Wiser
As a hospital chaplain, I often listen to painful stories. We call it compassionate presence, but I may be crying inside. When words fail, I pray and sing.
Angry Birds

Yuri Yamamoto

From Braver/Wiser
 Who are the angry birds in my life? Do I avoid opportunities in fear of risks? What are the sticks I carry in my heart so as not to be hurt again?
Multicultural Joy

Yuri Yamamoto

From Braver/Wiser
Each of us at the wedding had unique stories about their life, but most knew how it felt to be an Asian American in this country. That was enough for me.
Becoming a "Real" American

Yuri Yamamoto

From Braver/Wiser
For almost thirty years after coming to the United States, I didn't fully understand the cultural cues around me....

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