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Chinese Immigrants Help Complete the Transcontinental Railroad By Storyteller Alton Takiyama-Chung

Two young men leave China and voyage to Gam Saan, Gold Mountain (San Francisco), America in 1850. They become two of the 12,000 Chinese who are hired to help complete the first Transcontinental Railroad across the United States.

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"Lo Fan (white men) say “Chinaman’s Chance” when there’s no chance, no hope."

 

- Storyteller Alton Takiyama-Chung
Chinese Immigrants Help Complete the Transcontinental Railroad

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