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There was hardly a time growing up when Violet Chan did not have responsibilities. As a child in China, she had a major role in obtaining food for her family and caring for her mother. Later, as a teenager, she had primary responsibility for taking care of her baby brothers. Despite the duties asked of her, Violet had an underlying passion for an education and she fixed her sights on that goal…
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Lethbridge, Jacob. "Wong Family: Violet Chan (Middle)". (2005). STOCKTONSpeaks! Chinese American Stories. Oral History 2.
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