Sunday 11th December 2016,

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Diary of a Trump Delegate, Day 5: Lisa Shin Speaks at the Republican National Convention

posted by Lisa Shin
Lisa Shin

Lisa Shin is the head of Korean Americans for Trump

By Lisa Shin
Trump Delegate

Finally, the day I had been waiting for, with both dread and anticipation.   I had been reciting the words to myself, over and over again, but my big fear was being overcome by stage fright.   Thankfully, there were rehearsal times that included practice with the teleprompter.
Lisa Shin
I got VIP service to and from the rehearsals, with check points by the Secret Service.  I am so glad that I focused on the crowd before me.  I delivered my speech differently than I had rehearsed it, due to the energy, passion, and participation of the people.

Wow!  It was a once-in-a-lifetime event.

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(Shin is a delegate from New Mexico. She spoke before the entire convention on Thursday. She provided her thoughts and photos throughout the convention for AsAmNews. AAPIs for Hillary has also agreed to provide their insights during the Democratic Convention next week)
 
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