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Asian-American entertainer discusses representation

Asian-American entertainer discusses representation

By Hannah Schneider, For The Pitt News

November 13, 2017

After her sister committed suicide in 2007, Anna Akana felt she had no purpose in life — until she was drawn into the world of stand-up comedy. “It’s the only thing that made me feel alive,” Akana said. But she wasn’t even aware comedy was a viable career path for her until she saw A...

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