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Abused and Shunned – Being of Asian Descent in Sweden During COVID-19

Expand Jessica Wong, of Fall River, Mass., front left, Jenny Chiang, of Medford, Mass., center, and Sheila Vo, of Boston, from the state's Asian American Commission, stand together during a protest, Thursday, March 12, 2020. © 2020 AP Photo/Steven Senne Recently when I was heading home from work, a man on the bus pushed me up against the bus window and asked if I was from China. Physically trapped and scared, I told him that I’m Swedish-Korean. Thankfully, that’s when another passenger on the bus intervened. I wish I could say that this is the only instance in which I have been singled out…

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