Sophia Lee

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


Meeting Grandpa Willis

Relationships | A trip to my fiancé’s hometown left us with hearts swollen and tender
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/03/20, 02:46 pm

I spent Christmas week visiting my fiancé David’s hometown in Bismarck, N.D. His parents had requested that we visit them there this Christmas, because David’s 96-year-old grandfather Willis recently had a stroke and we suspected he might not be around for next Christmas. 

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Happy heavenly Father

Faith & Inspiration | Over Thanksgiving, an old recording of my parents, my brother, and me was a reminder of God’s love
by Sophia Lee
Posted 12/10/19, 12:06 pm

While I visited my parents over Thanksgiving, they played an audio recording that I had never heard before. The hourlong recording was a collection of some of the most momentous times in their life: their wedding ceremony, my cries as a newborn, my first words, my younger brother’s early mumbling as a baby, and me as a toddler, speaking in sentences, singing, and dancing. 

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Life in a border camp

Immigration | Getting a firsthand look at an immigrant tent camp in Mexico
by Sophia Lee
Posted 11/27/19, 12:52 pm

Last week I made a trip to McAllen and El Paso, Texas, to meet with U.S. Border Patrol agents. In McAllen I met an agent who’s been serving in Border Patrol for 18 years. He told me something that I think underscores the real crisis at our border: The human cost of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), aka the “Remain in Mexico” policy.

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