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In their own words, Asian American and Pacific Islander influencers around the country tell us their life stories and how their identities have shaped their work.

New episodes of "Life Stories," part of "NBC Asian America Presents...," will be released Thursdays beginning May 5 and will be available on NBCAsianAmerica.com, NBC Asian America's Facebook page, NBC News' official YouTube channel, and the NBC News app available on mobile devices, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV.

Catch up on more videos online at NBCAsianAmericaPresents.com.


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