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LA has the best Koreatown outside of Korea History Culture of

LA has the best Koreatown outside of Korea History Culture of


'The best Koreatown outside of Korea'

As Helen Lee, daughter of Koreatown's late founder Hi Duk Lee, says: “It's the best Koreatown outside of Korea.”

Lee now had a greater dream, to bring his people a neighborhood they could proudly call their own. “They [Koreans in Los Angeles] didn't have any good ...

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