Sophia Lee

Sophia is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine based in Los Angeles. Follow Sophia on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.

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One tough job

Immigration | I’m looking for Border Patrol agents to help me better understand the challenges of their work
by Sophia Lee
Posted 11/04/19, 05:38 pm

In March, I went on a three-hour ride-along with a U.S. Border Patrol agent around the San Diego–Tijuana border.

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Requesting wisdom

Faith & Inspiration | For this reporter, learning discernment has been a process, not an epiphany
by Sophia Lee
Posted 10/29/19, 03:16 pm

On Monday, the day I wrote this column, I turned 32. When I graduated from college years ago, the dean of my journalism school gave a speech that I’ve mostly forgotten. But I still remember one statement: “People think they’re paying journalists for their objectivity. That’s not true. They’re paying them for their judgment.”

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Crying out to Jesus

Faith & Inspiration | Hardship and grief taught Keanakay Scott to turn to God in prayer
by Sophia Lee
Posted 10/22/19, 04:38 pm

I first met Keanakay Scott this past January at a transitional housing shelter in Los Angeles. At the time, she had just scored a two-bedroom apartment in South Central LA through Section 8, a program that subsidizes housing for low-income tenants. She was giddy with excitement: “It’s weird! I haven’t had my own place in ... in ... in forever!” 

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