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For Asian Elders, Shopping for Food Is Self-Care

Recent violence has been aimed at Asian seniors while they are doing the most essential of business: buying groceries

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Before working from home became the new normal, I looked forward to going into my office in San Francisco on Wednesday mornings. At lunchtime, I would walk a few blocks to a vibrant…




#StopAsianHate is a blog from Medium chronicling the xenophobia and anti-Asian racism that plagues America. With essays from the AAPI community and beyond, it’s a space for readers and thinkers to explore the joys, challenges, and complexities of the Asian American experience.

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Grace Hwang Lynch

Grace Hwang Lynch

Journalist and essayist. Reporting at PRI, NPR, KQED, NBC Asian America. Essays at Tin House, Catapult, Paste. Writing a memoir about Taiwanese food + family.

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