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At Asian food market, a sign of lost confidence

A customer loaded a bag of rice into her shopping cart at Uwajimaya Asian supermarket in Beaverton, Ore., recently. A customer loaded a bag of rice into her shopping cart at Uwajimaya Asian supermarket in Beaverton, Ore., recently. (Matthew Ginn for The Boston Globe)
By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Staff / October 27, 2008

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Last in a series of occasional articles BEAVERTON, Ore. - Day after day this spring, Don Sakai arrived at the Uwajimaya supermarket he manages here to see his largely Asian-American clientele piling their shopping carts high with big bags of rice grabbed from pallets at the front of the store. (Full article: 1566 words)

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