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There are two types of Chinese growing up in America. One is the kind that does really well in school, with thick, thick
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"There are two types of Chinese growing up in America. One is the kind that does really well in school, with thick, thick glasses. And the other is involved with the gangs"

- Donnie Yen

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This quote by Donnie Yen speaks with the 2 unique experiences of Chinese Americans growing up in America. The first type of Chinese American is the one who excels in school, frequently wearing thick glasses. This type of Chinese American is typically viewed as the design minority, excelling in academics and frequently viewed as a symbol of success. The second type of Chinese American is the one who is involved with gangs. This type of Chinese American is frequently viewed as a negative stereotype, and is frequently associated with criminal activity. Both types of Chinese Americans exist in America, and both have their own distinct experiences. While the very first type of Chinese American is frequently viewed as a symbol of success, the second type of Chinese American is frequently seen as a symbol of failure. Both kinds of Chinese Americans have their own distinct experiences, and both must be appreciated and appreciated.

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China Flag This quote is written / told by Donnie Yen somewhere between July 27, 1963 and today. He was a famous Actor from China. The author also have 11 other quotes.

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