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First Asian-American U.S. Marine Dies at 88

by Taylor Weik
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Major Kurt Chew-Een Lee, the first Asian-American U.S. Marine Corps officer, died on Monday in Washington, D.C. at the age of 88 from a heart attack. During WWII, an eager Lee –– who is Chinese-Am

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Recap: Disastrous Vendor Evictions in Gangnam

by Taylor Weik
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Now Gangnam, Korea is becoming known for more than just a popular parody song in America. In February, over the course of two days, the Gangnam District Office and police hired a group of 50 city work

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Yuna Kim in Confirmed Relationship With Hockey Player

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Story by Steve Han.  Yikes! The Queen has found a King. Star figure skater Kim Yuna, known as “Queen Yuna,” is dating ice hockey player Kim Won-jung, her agency confirmed Thursday. South Korean

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What Happens When Japanese Students Have No Dresscode For Graduation?

by Ethel Navales
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Graduation in the U.S. is quite different from culminating ceremonies in Japan. While we generally imagine shiny graduation gowns and square-shaped caps, Japan doesn’t typically require such an

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Tearjerker Alert: Parents Receive Letter From Their Daughter Three Years After Her Death

by Ethel Navales
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The Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, otherwise known as the Great East Japan Earthquake, left Japan shattered in 2011. With a magnitude of 9.0, this earthquake is the most powerful recorded earthquake

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Cruel & Racist Statements Told To Asian Adoptee Children

by Ethel Navales
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Kim Kelley-Wagner never married, but she always knew she wanted children. So when she saw a story in Time Magazine about Chinese adoptees, she suddenly found herself looking into adoption. After takin

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Mitch Albom’s Inspiring Efforts To Rebuild Libraries in The Philippines

by Ethel Navales
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Mitch Album, author of works such as The Five People You Meet in Heaven, For One More Day and Tuesdays With Morrie, is on a mission to rebuild some of the Philippine libraries that were ravaged by Ty

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Why is This Strange Contraption Popping Up in Chinese Classrooms?

by Ethel Navales
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As Rocketnews24 points out, this strange, new device can only remind us of one thing: roller coasters. In reality, the orange bars have absolutely nothing to do with theme parks. Wuhan City, China has

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The Dedication of a Single Parent: Father Carries Disabled Son Everyday

by Ethel Navales
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Chinese netizens have been moved by the story of 40-year-old Yu Xukang and his 12-year-old son Qiang. Yu is not only a single father living in the rural areas of Sichuan, he also happens to be the

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Julie Chu Carries U.S. Flag at Olympics Closing Ceremony

by Taylor Weik
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American ice hockey player Julie Chu was nominated and selected to represent Team U.S.A. as flag bearer for the Closing Ceremonies at the Sochi Olympic Games last night. The four-time medallist ––

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