The 1992 upheaval has a name in their community: sa-i-gu, Korean for 4/29, the same sort of shorthand as 9/11. Most of the victims were immigrants, and many lost their bearings. They didn't know whom to blame in the messy tableau of racial violence and class warfare.Twenty years ago, they came to Dr.

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    Two-thirds were not insured. But the cost went deeper. Many Koreans lost their bearings in the L.A. riots. "They felt betrayed. It was overwhelming," said Cho, who coordinated counseling for thousands. "They said, 'I can tolerate that my business burns.'
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  • LA Riots
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