Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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In a virtual celebration for Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, ‘The Talk’s’ Carrie Ann Inaba talks confronting racism, the blessings of a multiracial upbringing, and creating her own destiny, with CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers.
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By Stuart Winchester

For The Talk host Carrie Ann Inaba, who is Japanese-Chinese-Irish and grew up in multicultural Hawaii, her multiracial background has always been something to celebrate.

“You wear it with a badge of honor like, ‘I’m this many,’” she remembered of her childhood. “’How many are you?’ Like, ‘Oh, I’m four nationalities.’ ‘Oh, I’m seven.’ It’s kind of like it’s something that we just talk openly about.”

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