Sung and I were both born in the month of May, on opposite sides of the USA. We met in the month of June. So we were nearly a year into our relationship when we finally celebrated each other’s birthdays.
May 2020. Let me set the scene:
Not long after I moved back to my hometown, my grandmother invited me to observe a Zoom call. She was tutoring elementary students for a program called Reading Pals. After the first few minutes watching her interact with the kids, I knew I wanted to be a volunteer like her.