Asian American vet bares scars, addresses hate | USA TODAY

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Asian American Army veteran bares scars, responds to racism during Ohio board meeting
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Lee Wong, a U.S. Army veteran and Ohio official, took off his shirt during a board meeting to prove a point about patriotism and racism.

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37 Comments on "Asian American vet bares scars, addresses hate | USA TODAY"

  1. ChinaBill Chinese | March 30, 2021 at 10:04 AM | Reply

    I am a you-tuber from China, God bless the kind American People

    • jeepurs_creepurs | March 30, 2021 at 3:56 PM | Reply

      @Andreas Linden Did you really just say that? Go find out yourself the internet is free-what a dumbass excuse to just ridicule others

    • Andreas Linden | March 30, 2021 at 4:01 PM | Reply

      @jeepurs_creepurs I’m such a good person… I’m fighting for so many animals so yeah your right I’m the bad guy 🙄

    • Daniel Vache | March 30, 2021 at 6:21 PM | Reply

      @Andreas Linden You are part of the problem with your racially motivated comment. You say something without knowing the history behind it. Which doesn’t make you a good guy just an uneducated fool. Research the Great Leap Forward in China during the 1950s, and consider what it took for the Chinese people to survive. This also happened in American history during the American Civil War, and also during the Indian Wars the took place in American history.

    • Andreas Linden | March 30, 2021 at 6:43 PM | Reply

      @Daniel Vache so you think it’s ok to boil and burn dogs alive? It still happen in China never heard of the dog meat festival in yulin this sommer? Million of dogs are getting brutally slaughtered every year… follow @nodogsleftbehind on IG.

    • Eric Underwood | March 30, 2021 at 6:45 PM | Reply

      @Andreas Linden Good thing you weren’t part of the Donner Party….
      First they ate the horses….ever been hungry?

  2. He’s right, but that includes All races including us as well. But I also say The most High will decide who is guilty.

  3. Spokane Slingshot | March 30, 2021 at 11:16 AM | Reply

    How did he get those scars ?

  4. Racism in US still ongoing …

    • DubbyDominate | March 30, 2021 at 1:11 PM | Reply

      Unfortunately these people have a place now in society on social media to be cunts. Feel sorry for any person who is effected by racism it’s unneeded.

  5. れんこん大名 | March 30, 2021 at 11:54 AM | Reply


  6. 睡不醒的小麦 | March 30, 2021 at 12:04 PM | Reply

    Asian Americans should NOT have to do this to prove their loyalty.

  7. Daniel Vache | March 30, 2021 at 1:46 PM | Reply

    Now that is Americanism. Proud to be an Ohioan where you can have a voice.

  8. Mr Lee Wong makes us Chinese-Americans VERY PROUD. (He still has a slight Hong Kong Accent; in 1968, very few Koreans
    emigrating to the US.)

  9. Eric Underwood | March 30, 2021 at 2:56 PM | Reply

    I Salute you Sir…I’m sorry that so many Americans just don’t get it…I’ve never served I am a Soldier’s Son and very proud of you and my Dad….very proud….Thank you with Love and blessings and a hug for you….
    Eric Underwood class of 81 Downey High School California
    Dad served 1942-1945… Amphib

    • I can’t imagine anyone “not getting it” so don’t be so quick to judge. I believe most of us believe in life, liberty and let live. Unfortunately the crazy left are trying to make everyone believe the abnormal is normal. God help us all.
      “”A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him… St. Antony the Great.

    • Eric Underwood | March 30, 2021 at 4:17 PM | Reply

      @FFitz G quick to judge? Old asian women are getting punched in the face.., I grew up listening to my old man’s war stories…I’m going to write a book someday…. Memoirs from the Driveway… One Chapter will be titled…. Soldiers Empathy and the Stars and Stripes.,.gotta go get back to you

  10. BADASS!

  11. AngelicHellSpawn Yang | March 30, 2021 at 3:07 PM | Reply

    Right on bro, I served in OIF 1-2 and proud Asian American as well
    1-9 Cav Mech Inf

  12. Cause I’m proud to be an American,
    Where at least I know I’m free.

    And I won’t forget the men who died,
    And gave that right to me.

    And I’ll gladly stand up,
    And defend her still today.

    Cause their ain’t no doubt I love this land,
    God bless The USA ❤️🙏😇🙌

  13. Russell Henderson | March 30, 2021 at 3:12 PM | Reply

    Lee Wong thank you

  14. Foxy Funtime | March 30, 2021 at 3:14 PM | Reply

    This gentleman wow

  15. Very well said my only prejudice is ignorance and there’s a lot of it

  16. chario TwoFilthy | March 30, 2021 at 3:30 PM | Reply

    Hi edagdwg thanks You tube for sharing this story of a man that gave his life all most to live and work in this world God gave him a real reason to stand up and say I did more for you than you will ever do for me god bless him Linda j. ☮️☮️☮️☮️🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  17. Not everyone works for a living……

  18. Carmen Greenwood | March 30, 2021 at 5:56 PM | Reply

    Thank you for your bravery, thank you for your service.

  19. Asian hate crimes have no place in America. Asians are hard working people who need to be respected and treated well. However, I have doubts about this individual. How do we know this individual is not spying for China or other country?

  20. BOTTLES IN ICE | March 30, 2021 at 9:58 PM | Reply


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