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8.01.2021

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Sunisa Lee didn't owe the U.S. gold. Her victory is a gift, especially to her Hmong community
"To be part of a diaspora means to create a home in lands that don't want you in them; to constantly carve out spaces just so you can exist. Lee is a product of that resilience."

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Sunisa Lee Is Representing America in the Tokyo Olympics—and a Community America Left Behind
Suni Lee's place in the Tokyo Olympics carries the hopes of the U.S., and a Hmong community that has not always been embraced by the U.S.
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Rivalry Without Racism
Can America compete with China and avoid fueling anti-Asian hate?

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White residents burned this California Chinatown to the ground. An apology came 145 years later
More than a century ago, Chinese people in Antioch, California built tunnels under the city because they were forbidden by law from going outside after sundown. Then, white residents burned Chinatown to the ground.

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Marking a Pandemic, One Crane at a Time
Grace Loh Prasad and her son took on what seemed like a simple project: fold one origami crane every day during the pandemic. Together, they discovered over the year how making art helps people bear the unbearable.

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Can Joanne Lee Molinaro, the Korean Vegan, ever stop overachieving?
Joanne Lee Molinaro is a cookbook author, food blogger and partner at a major law firm who also happens to be a TikTok star in her free time.

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Dev Patel, Starry Knight
The Green Knight offered Dev Patel a movie-star moment unlike anything he's done before. Could he conquer his insecurities and take the lead?

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Michelle Zauner and Jiayang Fan on becoming their mothers' artworks
Japanese Breakfast frontwoman Michelle Zauner and New Yorker staff writer Jiayang Fan discuss the frantic need for creative expression and the emotional resonance of H Mart.