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CBS White House reporter Weijia Jiang – who grew up in West Virginia – is writing a memoir

The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang is working on a memoir about her experiences as a Chinese American.

Weijia Jiang

One Signal Publishers, a Simon & Schuster imprint, announced Thursday that Jiang’s “Other” would come out in Spring 2022.

“In rural West Virginia where I grew up, most residents had never laid eyes on Chinese people until they saw my parents and me,” Jiang, 37, said in a statement. “In China where I was born, I’m the foreign relative who married a White guy. In various newsrooms where I have worked, no one looked like me. And in the Trump White House, I stood out as the only Chinese American reporter regularly interacting with the president.” …

Read more: https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-china-26644055ee25f37cfa26d1bb81cc1da9

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