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My Better Half: Founder of the Betty Kwan Chinn Homeless Foundation

For decades, Humboldt County humanitarian Betty Kwan Chinn has helped community members suffering from homelessness, and mental health and substance abuse issues. She's the founder and director of The Betty Kwan Chinn Homeless Foundation, which feeds hundreds of homeless Californians a day, helps them secure jobs, and trains them to help others. She's also the subject of the biography, The Gray Bird Sings: The Extraordinary Life of Betty Kwan Chinn, by author Karen Price. Chinn joins My Better Half with host Vanessa Finney to discuss her work, her journey from homeless youth in China to a life dedicated to philanthropy, and the cycle of kindness that transforms people's lives.

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