Harry Chin: The Next Generation Of American Born Chinese

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Paper sons and daughters created the next generation of American born Chinese. Chin and his wife Laura Elizabeth Eubank had their first daughter Sheila in 1950 and then a second born child a son a few years later.[1] By this, Chinese paper sons and daughters comprised of transnational families mixing the Chinese born in China with their offspring being Chinese Americans. Thus, redeeming the Chinese as a vital class of people as their children were not subject to the exclusion law.

Notes: 1. Harry Chin, interview by Sherri Gilbert Fuller, Minnesota Chinese Oral History Project, August 20, 2002,,
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