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  1. THE FACES OF ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICANS IN THE U.S. TODAY

  2. ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION 2009 This slideshow celebrates Americans of Asian and Pacific Island descent in observance of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at OCC.

  3. Maya Kassandra Soetoro-Ng Indonesian- American maternal half-sister of Barack Obama: high school history teacher, university instructor, writer

  4. Hosanna Kabakoro Fijian Miss Idaho Teen USA 2010

  5. Lucy Liu, Actress, Chinese American

  6. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian American Astrophysicist

  7. Michelle Wie, Korean AmericanProfessional Golfer

  8. Ann Curry, TV News Reporter, of Japanese, French, German, Irish, Scottish descent

  9. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, wrestler, entertainer, of African-American, Samoan-American heritage

  10. NORMAN YOSHIO MINETASecretary of Transportation under George W. Bush (Japanese American)

  11. African-American & Filipino heritage

  12. DON HO ENTERTAINER - OF HAWAIIAN, CHINESE, PORTUGUESE, GERMAN & DUTCH ANCESTRY

  13. GARY LOCKE A Democrat, Locke was the nation's first governor (Washington state) of Chinese ancestry.

  14. MICHELLE KWAN Chinese-American OLYMPIC FIGURE SKATER

  15. CIBO MATTO Made up of two Japanese-born musicians, Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori, the hip band CiboMatto means “food madness” in Italian

  16. RON DARLING Hawaiian-born pitcher for the New York Mets

  17. Daniel Kahikina Akaka A Democrat, Akaka is the first senator of native Hawaiian ancestry and is the only senator of Chinese ancestry.

  18. Vera Wang, Fashion Designer of Chinese descent

  19. Free Burma Day, San Francisco

  20. Kristi YamaguchiFigure Skater, Olympic Champion (1992)(Japanese American)

  21. Tamla OCC Student(Burmese American)

  22. 28th Asian American Festival (2007)Houston, Texas

  23. Cambodian American ParadeSan Francisco

  24. John MaedaGraphic Designer & Computer Scientist(Japanese American)

  25. Kurt SuzukiCatcher, Oakland Athletics(Japanese American)

  26. Yulan OCC Student(Chinese American)

  27. Michio KakuTheoretical Physicist (String Theory) (Japanese American)

  28. Most Sanzida OCC Student (Bengali American)With Dr. Mark Ende

  29. Michelle Malkin Commentator and Blogger (Filipino American)

  30. Donald Allan Figueroa Comic Book Artist and Toy Designer(Filipino American)

  31. Koran Cherty CNN Anchor (Nepalese American)

  32. Jason Bartlett Tampa Bay Rays (Filipino American)

  33. Caterina Fake Co-Founder, Flickr.com (Filipino American)

  34. Retired Rear Admiral Eleanor Mariano, MDPhysician of Pres. Reagan, Bush Sr. & Clinton (Filipino American)

  35. Hui Chen OCC International Office(Chinese American)

  36. Tamlyn TomitaActress The Joy Luck Club,The Karate Kid, Part II. (Filipino American)

  37. Johnny DamonNew York Yankees (Thai American)

  38. Maggie QFashion Designer(Vietnamese American)

  39. Dr. An WangFounder of Wang Laboratories (Chinese American)

  40. Meggy Park OCC International Student Counselor (Korean American)

  41. The Wedding Banquet Green Card Sense and Sensibility The Ice Storm Ride With the Devil Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon Eat, Drink, Man, Woman Brokeback Mountain Ang LeeFilm Director & Writer(Taiwanese American)

  42. Rebecca, OCC Student(Chinese American)& Peter (OCC Tutor)

  43. Neil Horikoshi, President & Executive Director Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (Japanese American)

  44. Sandra Oh Actress (Korean American)

  45. Did you know that… Greg Louganis Olympic Gold Metalist and Tiger Woods Professional Golfer …are both of Asian descent?

  46. Johnnie Morton, NFL Football Player… …is also of Asian descent.

  47. Zubin Mehta Musician, Conductor (Indian American)

  48. The Honorable Elaine L. ChaoFormer Secretary of Labor (Taiwanese American)

  49. Nora Jones Singer (Asian Descent)

  50. Jim Cho Senior Manager of Asian Marketing & Community Relations, Anheuser-Busch Inc.(Chinese American)