[VIDEO] Fifth-generation Owner of Oldest Shop in NYC's Chinatown on Fighting for Neighborhood's Survival

The oldest shop in New York City's Chinatown nearly closed its doors in 2016. In a bid to save her family's shop and others like it, Mei Lum turned down a spot at an Ivy League university to become its fifth-generation owner. Vlad Duthiers has the story.

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