Sophia Lee

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

Sophia Lee

Helpers without bylines

Ministry | Some sources are invaluable in helping journalists get the story
by Sophia Lee
Posted 4/01/19, 05:01 pm

Sometimes reporting can be lonely work, especially when you’re a print journalist with no companion other than a notebook. Just look at the byline. How many names do you see on there? 

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Center photo: Sophia Lee. Others: Kenneth Heilbron

Selfies with a supermodel

Faith & Inspiration | My unlikely meeting with a former Vogue model
by Sophia Lee
Posted 3/25/19, 03:17 pm

About a year ago, I received an early morning phone call from Regina, a chaplain who had been ministering to the homeless in Los Angeles for more than 20 years. 

“Sophia, I found someone you should meet, and you won’t believe who,” she said. “She’s a supermodel!”

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My immigrant experience

Immigration | My immigrant friends and I don’t take our U.S. privileges lightly
by Sophia Lee
Posted 3/20/19, 10:30 am

When I immigrated to the United States, people told me stories about America that scared the socks off of me.

“Guns are legal and criminals will shoot you in the streets if you go out after 9 p.m.,” someone said. “Just read the news about street gangs and mass shootings!”

“Kids there are over-sexualized and will pressure you to have sex and use drugs,” another said. “Even little girls wear makeup and bikinis.”

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