Peter Tran

Peter Tran

I'm a high school student with nonverbal autism. Check out my my book of poetry, "My World As a Poem," at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1544634110/
Poem: I am thankful for…

Poem: I am thankful for…

Home-cooked tofu, crispy and fried, Dripping with soy sauce with rice on the side, Tender fish flaky, with a macadamia crust. More baked olive-brushed brussels? Okay, if I must.   Aunt Jane shows pictures, to Japan she has been. Uncle Jerry took her to see...

An inside look at OCD

An inside look at OCD

"Box crayons, box crayons!" I grab my mother's wrist and stare into her eyes. "Peter, do you want another turn to play with your box of crayons? You can have it by earning 100 points." "Work, work," I mutter. The words start tumbling over each other. I can’t get them...

Visiting San Gabriel Mission

Visiting San Gabriel Mission

Walking into the Mission San Gabriel Archangel is like stepping back 200 years into the early days of Alta California history. Founded in 1771, it is the fourth of a chain of 21 missions began by St. Junipero Serra, a Franciscan friar, to bring Catholicism to the New...