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Rise in hate crimes is a disturbing backdrop to San Francisco's Lunar New Year

The number of hate crimes against the Asian American Pacific Islander community skyrocketed last year in San Francisco.

As NPR’s John Ruwitch reports, many are trying not to let it overshadow Lunar New Year festivities.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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