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Aging and Alone in Manhattan's Chinatown

Jul 14, 2016 | 563 videos
Video by Mantai Chow

It’s difficult to be a senior citizen with limited resources in New York City. Mantai Chow’s short documentary, The Forgotten Ones, profiles elderly people who’ve lived in the city for decades, but who are struggling as they grow older alone. Abandoned by many, they cling to one another.

Author: Nadine Ajaka


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