State of the Re:Union – San Gabriel Valley, CA: Small Town, Global City

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The San Gabriel Valley is just like any other suburb in America. Life revolves around family and school; the social fabric is woven over cheap eats at the mall. But unlike most suburbs in America, the San Gabriel Valley is home to the largest Chinese diaspora in the country. We explore the kaleidoscope of American stories unfolding in this Southern California bubble, from the Buddhist temple that’s nurturing a budding Boy Scout troop to the cemetery that’s welcoming migrants, even after death. Through the stories of the locals, we discover what belongingness, identity, and community means inside ethnoburb America. That’s next time, on State of the Re:Union.

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