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L.A.'s Toy Town, an Immigrant Success Story

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L.A.'s Toy Town, an Immigrant Success Story

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L.A.'s Toy Town, an Immigrant Success Story

L.A.'s Toy Town, an Immigrant Success Story

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Fifteen years ago, Charlie Woo, an immigrant from Hong Kong, opened the first store in the section of downtown Los Angeles known as Toy Town. In the first report of a weekly series on immigrant entrepreneurs, NPR's Laura Sydell looks at how the Hong Kong immigrant helped create a thriving business district.