Sophia Lee

Sophia is a features reporter for WORLD Magazine. She graduated from the University of Southern California with degrees in print journalism and East Asian language and culture. She lives in Los Angeles with her cat, Shalom. Follow Sophia on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.

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A Republican visits Skid Row

Homelessness | Walking among the homeless with a California candidate for governor
by Sophia Lee
Posted 10/23/18, 08:49 am

Last week, I joined California Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox on a walk with Los Angeles police through Skid Row—a 50-block mini dystopia in downtown LA with one of the highest concentrations of homelessness and crime in the United States. 

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Lessons from a World War II tour

History | Can remembrance of deadly 20th-century conflicts prevent future ones?
by Sophia Lee
Posted 10/15/18, 04:36 pm

I recently spent 12 vacation days on a World War II tour in Europe, retracing the steps of Winston Churchill in London, the Allied troops in Normandy and Bastogne, and Adolf Hitler in Munich. 

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Race and the church

Evangelicalism | How much do our enduring divisions grieve God?
by Sophia Lee
Posted 10/04/18, 03:07 pm

My younger brother and I grew up very close playmates. He’s about two years younger than me—the perfect age gap for me to boss him around while still sharing similar maturity levels and interests. I remember him following me around everywhere, and together we played Power Rangers, jumped rope, performed mock criminal trials (my brother was always the criminal, I the prosecutor), and when we got into trouble, we hugged each other piteously and cried. 

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