'Is this patriot enough?': Asian-American veteran shows battle scars
Guardian, 29 Mar 2021
Lee Wong, an Asian-American and former soldier, lifts his shirt to reveal scars he sustained while serving with the US military. Wong, 69, an elected official in West Chester, Ohio was speaking in a town hall meeting about the racism he has faced in his adopted homeland. Addressing the meeting, Wong stood up and lifted his singlet, showing large scars on his chest. 'Here is my proof. This is sustained in my service in the US military. Is this patriot enough?' he asked.
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