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Asian American Attacks: KPIX's Mary Lee On Her Family's Long Heritage In The Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) -- Stories about the stunning escalation of violence against Asian Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area have struck close to home for KPIX 5 meteorologist Mary Lee.

Lee's family has lived here for generations. She was born in Berkeley, grew up in Fairfield and is a proud UC Davis Aggie.

During World War II, her grandfather was the only Chinese American in his unit.

When she asked her Asian American friends and family what message they would like to deliver it was -- "We are American, just like you."

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