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Pleasanton man receives Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Original post made by Hmm, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on May 21, 2010

insidebayarea By Rebecca F. Johnson

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Posted by Pam
a resident of Downtown
on May 23, 2010 at 1:31 pm

Great Story

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Posted by James
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 25, 2010 at 5:07 pm

"We really need to start speaking with one voice so it's not a Filipino, Indian, Japanese or Chinese voice, but an Asian voice the community hears," he said.

Funny, I thought that when you emmigrated here and became a naturalized citizen then you were an American. yet you want to speak with an Asian voice as a community. And for this they gave you the Ellis Island Award. I'd say that award has lost it's validity out of political correctness. You speak as either Asian or American- which one is it? You just want to help other Asians, not other Americans. Not exactly the spirit of Ellis Island, is it?

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