This Viral TikTok Of An Asian Girl Crying Because She Can't Speak Chinese Has Started An Important Conversation About Cultural Assimilation

Leanne shared the dialogue between her and Mikayla: “She looked at me and said, ‘But Mulan can speak Chinese, right?’ I told her, ‘Yes, not in this movie, but in real life, she would’ve spoken Chinese.’ Mikayla then said, ‘She’s real?!’ and I told her, ‘Sort of, yes!’ Next Mikayla said, ‘That’s cooooool. I want to speak Chinese like Mulan!'” After Leanne advised Mikayla that her grandparents additionally spoke Chinese, Mikayla was in full shock as a result of she did not notice it.