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overseas chinese in usa

Overseas Chinese in USA
The story of overseas Chinese in USA.

usa chinatowns San Francisco
san francisco chinatown San Francisco Chinatown
Evolving from the 1850s, San Francisco Chinatown is the largest and oldest Chinatown in North Amercia.
kong chow temple

Kong Chow Temple, 冈州古庙
A Cantonese Chinese temple founded in 1849. One of their most famous guests was Mrs. Harry Truman who visited the temple to pray for Mr. Truman’s election results and asked for a prediction of 1948 election.

tin how temple

Tin How Temple, 天后古庙
Founded by the Cantonese and dedicated to Mazu, Empress of Heaven, this is one of the oldest Chinese temples in San Francisco Chinatown. It is also probably the only Chinese temple with its own street name.

usa chinatowns USA Chinatowns

Atlanta Chinatown
An instant Chinatown but with features of a standard Chinatown.

oakland chinatown

Oakland Chinatown
A Chinatown next to the better well known San Francisco Chinatown. Less touristy but with an interesting history reflecting the changing tide of Chinese and Chinatowns in USA.

washington dc chinatown archway paifang Washington DC Chinatown
A relatively new Chinatown in the heart of the heart of the nation’s business district. Its has the largest archway in the world at the time of its construction.
chinamericahitradio Chinamerica Hit Radio
A free 24 hour internet base radio offering Mandarin and Cantonese contemporary music.

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An American academic's discovery of Buddhism and journey to monkhood.

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A young man sent to war in Vietnam and opened his life to a whole new world and sets him on a journey he never imagined.

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