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Anthony Veasna So, Author of Highly Anticipated Story Collection, Dies at 28
Anthony Veasna So, author of a highly anticipated debut story collection, had died. He was 28. His death was announced Thursday by his publisher, Ecco, which did not immediately provide additional details. In Afterparties, to be published in August, he drew upon the tragedies his family endured in Cambodia during the rule of the Khmer Rouge and his own struggles with sexual and cultural identity.
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😈 JACKSON HE FOR SIX 🔱
THE FIRST CHINESE BORN PLAYER TO SCORE A TOUCHDOWN IN FBS HISTORY.
— Sun Devil Football (@ASUFootball) December 12, 2020
Jackson He Becomes First Chinese Player to Score TD in FBS History
On Friday, during Arizona State’s 70-7 victory over Arizona, a little bit of history was made. Jackson He, junior redshirt from Shaoguan, China, scored a touchdown for the Sun Devils, becoming the first Chinese-born player to score a touchdown in Division I Football Bowl Subdivision history.
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The Joy Luck Club Added to National Film Registry
The Library of Congress has included 1993’s The Joy Luck Club, directed by Wayne Wang, as one of this year’s selections for the National Film Registry, an archive of motion pictures chosen for their “cultural, historic or aesthetic” importance to the nation’s understanding of cinema.
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Behold, Baby Bruce, Future Asskicker
This citizenship documentation, recently shared by the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation, shows a three-month-old Bruce Lee, as presented to U.S. immigration officials in 1941.
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