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Franklin Chang Diaz

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Jennifer 8. Lee is a former staff writer for the New York Times and author of The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, which made it to #26 on the New York Times best-seller list. She has appeared on The Colbert Report, The Martha Stewart Show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, NPR, and TED.com. In this conversation with María Hinojosa, she shares about growing up Chinese American in New York and the roots of “Chinese” food in America.

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