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Paving the Way: Asian American lawmaker recounts journey to Georgia Legislature

Posted on AllSides May 15th, 2024
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Growing up in Georgia, I never dreamed that I could one day be an elected official. As the grandson of refugees from the Korean War and a son of immigrants, I did not think it was possible. Yet, by the power of the vote, I became the first Asian American Democrat elected to the Georgia Legislature. Only in a democracy like ours is that possible. It’s a story I want to share as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is observed in May. My family immigrated to Georgia in...

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https://splcenter.org/hopewatch/2024/05/15/asian-american-lawmaker-journey-georgia-legislature

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