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Asia's biracial children face challenge and opportunity

Prejudice remains widespread but global antiracist movements have helped

Popular Thai vlogger Natthawadee "Suzie" Waikalo, who has a Thai mother and an African father, says Thais with an African or African American parent generally face greater discrimination. (From Natthawadee "Suzie" Waikalo's Facebook page)

CHIANG MAI, Thailand -- Born of a Thai mother and an African father, the popular Thai vlogger Natthawadee "Suzie" Waikalo says she was bullied by her schoolteachers and once fired from a job because her bosses said her color "made the company look bad." At times, she says, passengers on buses have moved away when she has sat next to them.

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