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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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Velázquez on the Remembering the Life of Eddie Chiu

Velázquez on the Remembering the Life of Eddie Chiu
October 13, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the passing of Eddie Chiu, a tireless and beloved advocate for the residents of New York City’s Chinatown. 

            "Eddie was a pillar of our local community, always looking out for his neighbors and steadfastly working to empower New York's Asian American and immigrant communities. As the leader of the Lin Sing Association, Eddie was widely known throughout the Chinatown community as a humble and tireless voice for the people. 

            “Eddie was a good friend who will be profoundly missed. My thoughts go out to his family and all who loved him. I hope they take comfort knowing his legacy lives on in the many lives he touched."


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