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Run River North Is Making Music and Sharing Stories of Identity, Immigrant Families

Take Back: Run River North Is Making Music, Sharing Stories 3:42

Meet indie band Run River North, a group formed back in 2011 as a "conversation for immigrant family kids to talk about, or just to have some kind of space" to share their family histories, according to lead singer Alex Hwang.

The band, originally called Monsters Calling Home, gained national attention when they were offered a spot by Honda to play on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" in 2012 after producing a music video they filmed in one of the band members' cars. Four years later — plus two albums and additional featured spots on late night television (most recently on "Late Night with Seth Meyers") — the group remains dedicated to sharing their music and their stories.

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