This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community.
By Charles Lam
Northwest Asian Weekly
Some would call Herb Tsuchiya a “community volunteer.” The 80-year-old retired Nisei Japanese American spent much of his life as a Seattle pharmacist. But while providing medicine had been his day job for decades, much of his time has been spent serving and helping the community, whether through organizations such as the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) and Kin On Health Care, or through his church and his own business.
“My dream for this world is to foster healthy, joyful, authentic relationships of understanding and compassion one person at a time,” Tsuchiya said. “If we get to know each other and become true friends, we no longer have a motive to fight and kill each other. My dream is for peace to prevail, one individual at a time.” Read the full story