Cathy Ngo David Bertozzi / Via BuzzFeed "ABC = American-born Chinese. When I was younger, I used to be ashamed of being Asian. As I got older, I realized my culture should be celebrated and cherished." Krutika Mallikarjuna David Bertozzi / Via BuzzFeed "Being Indian-American means loving my culture and having the resources to add to it. #ThirdCultureKids" Stephanie Lee Millie Tran / Via BuzzFeed "The beauty of the fact that there is no singular 'Asian-American experience.'" Bryant Hua David Bertozzi / Via BuzzFeed "I'm more than just another name." Ahmed Ali Akbar David Bertozzi / Via BuzzFeed "I am Pakistani-American and have always fought to say that I am an American and am not Arab. My family has Pakistani, Malaysian, Japanese, white, Korean, and more members.APA means all the things I choose for myself, a loving and diverse family, friends, and food!" Millie Tran Millie Tran / Via BuzzFeed "Strong-ass women!" Arabelle Sicardi David Bertozzi / Via BuzzFeed "Being Taiwanese-American means I have multiple homes, multiple languages, multiple histories. Realistically, it means I'm always drifting somewhere in between. Diaspora is heartache." Will Varner David Bertozzi / Via BuzzFeed "Being Hapa-A.P.A. means belonging nowhere and everywhere!" Shannon Rosenberg David Bertozzi / Via BuzzFeed "Hawaiian + Chinese + Japanese which means I have an enormous, loving, and supportive family that makes ono kine grindz!" Natasha Umer David Bertozzi / Via BuzzFeed "Good food! Give me extra spice, bitch!" Nicole Nguyen Millie Tran / Via BuzzFeed "Bánh cuốn is my comfort food." Matt Ortile David Bertozzi / Via BuzzFeed "I'm a Filipino-American immigrant. I've had to build friendships and families in a lot of places, so I know a lot of places I can call home." How about you? Submit photos with #WhatAPAMeansToMe in the comments and you could be featured in a a BuzzFeed post for APA Heritage Month!