Correcting the Slit-Eye

In “Mocking the Slit-Eye” we investigated the racist and stereotypical tendency of some cultures to make fun of the “Asian Eye” by pulling down the skin next to the eye toward the ear to create the “Classic Asian Look.”  As you can see below, the “Slit-Eye” is considered such a problem for some Asians that they surgically “correct” what nature and genetics provided straight out of the box.  Teen sensation Miley Cyrus was even caught making the “Slit-Eye” gesture on camera.

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