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Thomas Liu: Chinatown Service Center Youth Council Member

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Chinatown Plaza is located in old Chinatown. There are many different types of shops here including some gift shops, a bakery, some restaurants, a bar, and many more. It is a huge attraction for tourists as it presents more of the Chinese culture than the rest of modern Chinatown. The Chinatown Plaza is where I would hang out when I was younger. I interviewed my friend Thomas who talked about Chinatown Plaza's history and relevance in our lives.

" I don't come here often because usually the stuff they sell here is like souvenirs I don't really need because I live around here."
Thomas Liu - Chinatown Plaza

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"I don't come here often because usually the stuff they sell here is like souvenirs I don't really need because I live around here."

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