NBC4 to Celebrate APA Heritage Month on Saturday

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NBC4 reporter Ted Chen and NBC4 “Today in LA” Traffic Anchor Holly Hannula will tell stories from the APA community, including that of Little Tokyo photographer Toyo Miyatake (pictured in the background).

NBC4 reporter Ted Chen and NBC4 “Today in LA” Traffic Anchor Holly Hannula will tell stories from the APA community, including that of Little Tokyo photographer Toyo Miyatake (pictured in the background).

Tune in to NBC4 Southern California this Saturday, May 2, at 8:30 p.m. for a 30-minute special, “Life Connected: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month,” hosted by reporter Ted Chen and “Today in LA” Traffic Anchor Holly Hannula.

Join Kim Baldonado, Hetty Chang, Angie Crouch and Gordon Tokumatsu as they profile fascinating people who have positively impacted the Asian Pacific American community, including Toyo Miyatake, the accomplished photographer who captured life inside the Manzanar internment camp, and Susan Ahn Cuddy, a 100-year-old woman who was the first Korean American in the U.S. military and first female Navy gunnery officer.

Other stories include the booming hip-hop culture in Cerritos and how Great Leap, a nonprofit organization led by Nobuko Miyamoto, uses the arts to create cross-cultural exchanges.

The NBC4 news team will also explore the diverse Southern California communities of Chinatown, Little Bangladesh and Thai Town.

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