First Responders

Mural in Chinatown of Elderly woman holding flowers in front of a moon

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“As we wait for an ambulance, hundreds of Chinese people walk by and also assume the worst. Rather than let the cops have to address everyone one at a time, I stand off to the side and tell people what happened to set the record straight. It’s the least I can do.”

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