Beth Takekawa, the Executive Director of the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is retiring after 24 years of leadership.
Takekawa reflects on the importance of a museum where stories are gathered and shared from the Asian Pacific American community’s perspective.
Thank you to the South Seattle Emerald for partnership on a print version of this story.
Producer: Yuko Kodama
Photo: Courtesy of Sharon Maeda
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