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Thousands of origami hearts to support San Francisco’s Asian community

A San Francisco paper store is displaying thousands of origami hearts with positive messages, to show support for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in the city after a wave of anti-Asian attacks. Linda Mihara, an origami artist and owner of the paper store "Paper Tree", says she has received over 4,000 origami hearts, which she displays in her store's window. "I wanted to do something that would counter the hate," she says. "And so, the best way to counter the hate is with love."

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