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Grieving Vincent Chin, 39 Years Later

‘There are no words that can describe the abuse and erasure we have faced.’

Author and screenwriter Paula Yoo honors the memory of Vincent Chin while on a reporting trip. Photo courtesy of Jarod Lew.
Lillie Chin, mother of Vincent chin who was clubbed to death by two white men in a scuffle in June 1982, breaks down as a relative (L), helps her walk while leaving Detroit’s City County Building.