White boy, do­ing home­work on lap­top: Do you have a gun?
Chi­nese girl, al­so do­ing home­work on lap­top: Yeah.
White boy: Can I use it?
Chi­nese girl, putting hand in purse: Wait, what did you say?
White boy: Do you have a gun?
Chi­nese girl: Oh… Not here.
White boy: Where is it?
Chi­nese girl: In Chi­na.
White boy: Oh. Nev­er mind then. I just want it for this. (mo­tions to­wards com­put­er screen)
(they both light­ly laugh)
White boy: You have a gun in Chi­na?
Chi­nese girl: Yeah.
White boy: Like, a hand gun?
Chi­nese girl: No. A big one.(gestures with hands)
White boy: Why?
Chi­nese girl: I don’t know. I found it in my clos­et.

–Mary­mount Man­hat­tan Col­lege Li­brary