The Bittersweet Joy of Being Professionally Eclipsed by Your 9-Year-Old

When my son became a prime-time TV star, ‘Hudson Yang’s dad’ became my most prominent title

Jeff Yang
Forge
Published in
6 min readJun 20, 2019

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Illustration: Fran Caballero

There’s no getting around it: I’ve been eclipsed by my son.

I mean this both physically and metaphorically. At age 15 and a sturdy 6-foot-2, Hudson quite literally…

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