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Tyrus Wong, ‘Bambi’ Artist Thwarted by Racial Bias, Dies at 106

Asians were then a novelty at Hollywood studios, and Mr. Wong was made keenly aware of the fact, first at Disney and later at Warner Brothers. One co-worker flung a racial epithet at him. Another assumed on sight that he worked in the company cafeteria.

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