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Crossing East: The Legacy of Ing 'Doc' Hay

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Crossing East: The Legacy of Ing 'Doc' Hay

Crossing East: The Legacy of Ing 'Doc' Hay

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Ing "Doc" Hay, herbalist and entrepreneur. Courtesy Kam Wah Chung Museum, John Day, Ore. hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy Kam Wah Chung Museum, John Day, Ore.

Producer Dmae Roberts presents the story 19th-century Chinese doctor Ing "Doc" Hay who left a lasting mark on an Oregon town.

He prospered at a time when many Chinese immigrants were being harassed, lynched and even massacred, founding a store that turned into a doctor's office that eventually became the center of a small but prosperous Chinese-American community.

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