SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Stories about the stunning escalation of violence against Asian Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area have struck close to home for KPIX 5 meteorologist Mary Lee.
Lee’s family has lived here for generations. She was born in Berkeley, grew up in Fairfield and is a proud UC Davis Aggie.READ MORE: UPDATE: Investigation Finds San Leandro Officers Didn't Follow Use of Force, Taser Policies in Fatal Walmart Shooting
During World War II, her grandfather was the only Chinese American in his unit.READ MORE: Bouncing Back? New Unemployment Claims In California Down Drastically
When she asked her Asian American friends and family what message they would like to deliver it was — “We are American, just like you.”MORE NEWS: San Jose Launches 'SJ Aspires' College Tuition Assistance Program For 700 Students
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