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Nothing New — John Wing and the exodus of the Chinese in 1890

In the pages of Aberdeen history, there is perhaps no greater show of ignorant fear and prejudice than that which occurred in the early hours of Nov. 7, 1890. An ugly act carried out by cowardly citizens with a violent streak of open racism who took the law into their own hands and forced the expulsion of a Chinese community that was simply going about its business in the raw, muddy clearing called Aberdeen.

Religion Events 11/28

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Justice in Motion — Veterans Day: Why only a day?

As noted last column, October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Maybe November should be recognized as “Have You Thanked a Veteran” month. Between 2009-2013, the US Census reflects there were approximately 7,534 (of 70,818 pop., i.e., more than 9 percent) veterans in Grays Harbor County (Pacific 3,119 of 20,561 pop., i.e., more than 6.5 percent). Washington has the sixth largest percentage of veterans by state.