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.


Land of the free still home to slaves

Trafficking | Congressional committee discusses new bill designed to combat human trafficking
by Sophia Lee
Posted 11/06/13, 04:23 pm

FULLERTON, Calif.—Two women faced local legislators, law enforcers, and a public audience Monday morning to personify the ongoing existence of a crime abolished 150 years ago in the United States: slavery. 

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Saturday night on the 'L'

Culture | Finding salt and light in the middle of revolting urban decay
by Sophia Lee
Posted 11/01/13, 01:00 am

I grew up in Singapore, so I am always trying to learn about America. I learned much while interning for 12 weeks at The Chicago Tribune and taking a 45-minute ride on the “L” (Chicago’s nickname for its elevated public train system) back and forth each day. 

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Reverence Gospel Media

I'm in Love with a Church Girl

by Sophia Lee
Posted 10/18/13, 01:00 am

I’m in Love with a Church Girl has all the elements of an entertaining movie: blazing guns, beautiful faces, drugs and alcohol, love and death—but without the gore, the bad language, and the sex. That’s because the real drama is main character Miles Montego’s born-again experience: from ex-drug dealer to straight citizen, sin to repentance.

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