Sophia Lee

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

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Heart to heart with Laci Green

Lifestyle | My coffee meeting with the millennial YouTube star, sex ed celebrity, and social justice warrior
by Sophia Lee
Posted 5/21/19, 04:37 pm

An agnostic, liberal YouTube celebrity and a conservative evangelical journalist walked into a Mexican coffee shop in Los Angeles and did the seemingly impossible: They sat down and had a two-hour, civilized discussion about religion, politics, and sex.

I (the journalist) had asked Laci Green (the YouTuber) out for an interview, but I warned her that my publication is Christian. The meeting would be more like a casual conversation, I told her—one that I hoped would challenge perspectives.

“Great!” she chirped. “We have that in common.”

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Iftar at a mosque

Religions | Observations from an interfaith evening meal during Ramadan
by Sophia Lee
Posted 5/20/19, 03:29 pm

Last week, I was invited to an iftar at a mosque in Los Angeles. An iftar is an evening meal that Muslims eat to break their Ramadan fast after sunset. Ramadan began on May 5 this year, and for a whole month, Muslims all around the world are fasting from food and drink from sunrise to sunset.

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My mother’s tears

Family | A Mother’s Day reflection from a problem child
by Sophia Lee
Posted 5/11/19, 12:19 pm

It’s hard to erase the memory of your mother’s tears—especially when you know she’s crying over you. Oh, how I made my mother cry.

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