In the 8th chapter, Holy Crap, Annie descirbes how her mother got this huge picture of the pope and other catholic figures all over the house. Her mother was so excited when she got the picture of the pope she made Annie get out of the bathroom and had her brother run downstairs and made her father turn off the TV so they could meet in the kitchen. When the whole family was there they saw a big brown box and started to open they had no idea what to expect. Once they finally got the box open they relized it was a massive photo of John Paul II. Annie was devisated when her mother decied to put it in the front hallway. Everytime one of Annie's friends walked threw the front door they all questioned why that was there but Annie made sure that no one said anything in front of her mother. Annie's mother also started putting catholic crosses all around the house and rosarys. The Choi house was being decorated with religous items all over it and Annie was very embarrassed about it. In the ninth chapter, The Best Diet, Annie tells about an expierence she had while being at the Univerisity of California of Berkeley. The expierence that Annie went threw was that her mother got breast cancer. Her mother, father and brother all new about before Annie did. Annie's family did not want to worry her while she was at college, her mother had already had it for three months before she had found out. Although it was a rough time for the family Annie's mother did great, she said " the best diet is cancer". Her mother had lost a ton of weight from the cemo and loved how she looked. In the end Annie's mom made it threw it all and it seemed that Annie was more worried then her mother about it all.
Annie Choi was born in San Fernando Valley. She was also a graduate of the University of California of Berkeley, and Columbia University. As for right now she lives in New York City. Annie has a Korean backround which is very important to how she was raised. Annie has one brother, Mike, he is older and helps Annie threw some rough times that she goes through having a crazy mother and agreeable father. Growing up Annie was raised to get straight A's and that church was very important and her Korean backround of course was a huge aspect of how she has became who she is today.