This edition: Best of Asian American Life: August 2014Tweet
Original tape date: July 17, 2014.
First aired: August 1, 2014.
An inside look at The Special Olympics Games. Reporter Minnie Roh charts the journey of 13-year-old athlete Matthew Liu and goes one-on-one with chairman Tim Shriver.
Remembering Private Danny Chen, a victim of military hazing who committed suicide in 2011. Ernabel Demillo reaches out to Private Chen's parents and local officials.
Microbrews and fine Asian cuisine were made to be together. Reporter Paul Lin provides a historical survey and reveals how one brewer pairs eastern and western flavors.
And wrapping up this show, Reporter Kyung Yoon invites us to explore how some Asian American adoptees redefine our perception of identity.
Gregg Glaser Editor-In-Chief, Yankee Brew News Magazine
Jeff Hardinger Chef and Owner, Ruay Thai
Basil Lee Co-founder, Finback Brewery
Marrisa Martin Vice President – Teen Mentorship – IKAA Committee, Also Known As
Bryn Meehan Mother of Annabel Schlossberg, Also Known As
Manjing Pan Mother of Matthew Liu
Annabel Schlossberg Adoptee
Kevin Stafford Co-Founder, Finback Brewery