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I grew up in California, which means I grew up in the state with the highest Asian-American population in the entire country. Asian people have never been a rare or shocking sight in my everyday life, so why is it so surprising to see Asian people in Western movies and TV shows? I mean, if you were to use the media as your guide to life, you’d assume that there are only a handful of Asian people on the planet because you never see them on screen. But there are plenty of Asian actors and actresses trying to make their way into the industry…so where are they? More