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Valley Residents Tell Us What It's Like For Them To Shelter In Place

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Gena Lew Gong
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Gena Lew Gong talks about the racism and threats Asian-Americans are experiencing during the pandemic.

We’ve recently asked our listeners for audio postcards about how the pandemic is affecting them. Today, we’re going to hear from poet Lee Herrick and writer Lisa Lee Herrick who sent a voice memo from their home.

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Lisa and Lee Herrick in their home.

We also hear from Bakersfield resident Randy Villegas who is sheltering in place. Clovis resident and Fresno State lecturer Gena Lew Gong starts us off with a voice memo describing the threats and racism many Asian-Americans are experiencing right now.   

If you’d like to share a story about how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting you, let us know. Record a voice memo on your phone and send it to talk@kvpr.org. You can also just write us an email.

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Randy Villegas