A couple years ago I snapped this shot of a guy in Southern California reading a Chinese newspaper.
Location? Chinatown? Nope.
Monterey Park? Nice try.
Another part of L.A.'s San Gabriel Valley? Sorry.
This photo was taken at the "Disney California Adventure" park, located adjacent to Disneyland.
Was this guy bored (not enough to do)? Or just checking the sport page?
Was he a local, or international visitor?
With huge and very influential Chinese, Koran, Vietnamese, and Japanese populations, California is much more than the "Beach Boys" surfing image that's portayed in the media. The Asian-American experience is part of the "Calfornia Adventure" - but you'll have a hard time finding it anywhere in "Disney's Calfornia Adventure."
Fortunately, there's the real California adventure - just outside the gates.
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