Jim Wong-Chu in front of Foo's Ho Ho

“Chinatown’s existence is owed to this imposed isolation by a relatively racist society at that time. It was only until after the Second World War, 1947, that Chinatown and the people in Chinatown moved out and bought land and lived like ordinary people." Jim Wong-Chu, Chinatown historian.

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