Chen Case: Asian-american Soldiers Endure Bias

NEW YORK (AP) -- The harassment of 19-year-old Danny Chen started in basic training - teasing about his name, repeated questions of whether he was from China, even though he was a born-and-raised New Yorker. He wrote in his journal that he was running out of jokes to respond with....

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