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The wound that never healed

Chinese immigrants soul-searching in the post-Trump era

President of the Asian GOP in Florida, Cliff Li switched his vote to Joe Biden just days before the Nov. 3 election. Li sees a parallel between Trump and Chairman Mao Zedong, the founding father of the People's Republic of China. (Photo courtesy of Cliff Li)

NEW YORK -- Cliff Li's father was devastated when he heard that President Donald Trump had lost the election.

Unable to eat or smile for days following the news, the 86-year-old even stopped talking to his son after Li -- president of the Asian GOP in Florida -- not only switched to Joe Biden right before the election but asked other Chinese conservatives to do the same.

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