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Craig Santos Perez

Craig Santos Perez is the author of from unincorporated territory [guma'] (Omnidawn Publishing, 2014).
He teaches at the University of Hawai'i, at Mānoa, and lives in Mānoa.

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Guam is considered the SPAM® capital of the world. On average, each Chamorro consumes 16 tins of SPAM® each year, which is more per capita than any country in the world. Headline: Guam Struggles to Find Its Roots From Beneath Growing Piles of SPAM®. Guam, Hawaii, and Saipan have the only McDonald's restaurants that

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“she’s kicking”
nālani says 
 
holds my
hands against
 
her belly 
so warm! 
 
chicken broth