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Tom Hom:

Rabbit on a Bumpy Road A Story of Courage and Endurance

Sunday, June 21, 1:30 to 3:30 PM

Chinese Community Church, 500 I (eye) Street, NW

Chinatown, Washington DC

unnamedThe road to the American Dream is filled with challenges. For Tom Hom, born the Year of the Rabbit, his journey took him to become the first minority American elected to the San Diego City Council, and to a seat on the California State Assembly.

A “living legend” in San Diego, according to UT San Diego, Tom’s story is that of “the American immigrant family’s work-hard-and-make-goodstory of success; the young politician’s story of victory over conventional wisdom, and the story of a business, built from the bottom up with the usual triumphs and let-downs.” Come join us as Tom recounts his remarkable journey.

Book signing to follow.



tagTalk Story Events are organized monthly by the 1882 Foundation, OCA-DC and the Chinese American Citizens Alliance in collaboration with Chinatown Community Cultural Center, Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association and the Chinatown Service Center / Chinese Community Church. The events are free and open to all. Questions and RSVP to Ted at tkgong@aol.com , or Stan at stangoblue@yahoo.com.