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Purdue Fort Wayne Professor responds to recent anti-Asian violence

Recent attacks against Asian-Americans are seemingly exploding across the country.

The violence is hitting close to home for some in Fort Wayne as well.

Purdue Fort Wayne sociology professor Mieko Yamada is involved with a university Asian-American and Pacific Islanders group.

She recently sent an email to check in with students and staff after a racially-motivated stabbing in Bloomington, Indiana, sent a student to the hospital earlier this month.

Then, Yamada learned of this weekend's mass shooting at a Lunar New Year celebration in California.

Watch the story on FOX 55.