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Stories from the Danny Woo Community Garden in Seattle

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Mr. Liu.

No matter how many times you hear the story of how the Danny Woo Garden was created in 1975 it never stops inspiring. It’s a tried and true classic among all the stories of social justice and community activism in the history of Seattle’s Chinatown-International District.

By Jill Wasberg
New American Media
Oct 18, 2016

Excerpt:

Mr. Liu started planting at the Danny Woo Community Garden four years ago. As a resident of Chinatown-International District, Mr. Liu often visits the garden twice a day whenever he feels bored at home. He is happiest when he is able to harvest from his garden, especially when his beans are ready. He likes spring time the most because it marks the beginning of the growing season.

Mr. Liu started growing at the Danny Woo Community Garden three years ago, through the encouragement of his children. After a series of health ailments, he decided to look for a place to be more physically active in his neighborhood. Working in the garden everyday has been an important part of his journey to restoring his health. Mr. Liu is often in the garden with his wife, who loves to grow alongside him.

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