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  • Uh huh.

  • Yeah.

  • Mhm.

  • This is a very small community but it has a long history.

  • It is not just china is actually everyone's town.

  • Every generation that came through here.

  • The jews the irish, the Germans Italians or whoever all succeeded in pursuing the american dream.

  • We remain one of the most diverse, one of the least gentrified community.

  • Despite all the pressure.

  • The impact on corona is is very very severe because we were first to take a dive way before the outbreak in March.

  • This is really a new era.

  • Yeah You cannot have sit in restaurants because you don't want people to be contaminated.

  • Over 200 restaurants are closed.

  • We used to have a 15 chevy in the kitchen But right now 100 Street.

  • Yeah This restaurant was originally open 1967 on my father.

  • He's the original when he brings us a triumph through the, into the United States.

  • Mhm.

  • Usually they have flowers that the older table stating so you can imagine usually park every night Today out basis compared to normal business time has dropped 90%.

  • Yes sir.

  • The government tried to do the job, but they didn't do enough.

  • They didn't recognize this.

  • So serious.

  • And that's why we got a problem.

  • Mhm.

  • Any asian, american or asian becomes the target.

  • Some of the seniors afraid to go to supermarkets because they don't want to be harassed, They don't want to be spit on.

  • And this is exactly contrary to what the lady in the harbor with the torch represents.

  • Yeah.

  • Mm hmm.

  • That's a woman may get me back.

  • So yeah, no reason.

  • I'm a good man.

  • That's what I shall do easier woman.

  • Hi say we gently that your tongue kind woman.

  • Yes.

  • Yeah.

  • Who he gets it is uh need.

  • Yeah.

  • Well mentioned I.

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  • Common material someday you'll find to do your job for the first time.

  • So you have full uh 1 1, you let down.

  • three.

  • So European countries like that woman.

  • Thanks to the woman.

  • There's no tourism right now and very few daytime workers and the existing population of Chinatown cannot sustain the 3000 businesses that we have.

  • Mhm.

  • What people don't realize is that the small mom and Pop are supporting the thousands of affordable units that are upstairs.

  • That is why the bomb and pop stores need to be preserved.

  • I'm very sad for the a lot of famous restaurant will be shut down if we don't really own the building.

  • I was shot on this restaurant too because I can't afford.

  • I told you I came forward the chinatown little Italy historic district has been very very resilient up till now.

  • We will face a severe downturn in the next few years we're gonna come back up.

  • But short term this is going to be very, very painful.

  • There will be a lot of heavy toes and heavy losses.

  • Mhm.

  • The countdown is so beautiful.

  • I see the city may have to think about how to keep the tradition here.

  • Leo City is not going to, new york is not going to, the United States is blown to the whole world.

  • Is history.

  • Mm.

  • Oh.

  • Mhm.

Uh huh.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/06/16
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