Louis Moore and his wife, Nellie, shown in an undated photo. “I had to write the ending after she passed,” he said of his memoir. Nellie died in October. CREDIT: Louis Moore Louis Moore and his wife, Nellie, shown in an undated photo. “I had to write the ending after she passed,” he said of his memoir. Nellie died in October. CREDIT: Louis Moore
Louis Moore and his wife, Nellie, shown in an undated photo. “I had to write the ending after she passed,” he said of his memoir. Nellie died in October. CREDIT: Louis Moore

An Asian-American love story to counter the hate: he was a soldier, she was a showgirl, and together they overcame rejection to spend 74 years married

  • Chinese-American Louis Moore met Japanese-American Nellie Hatsumi Maeda in New York in 1946. They married 10 days later and were together for 74 years
  • If there’s anything the world needs, he says, it is love. He wants as many people as possible to read his memoir of their life amid hate crimes against Asian-Americans

Topic |   Anti-Asian racism
Louis Moore and his wife, Nellie, shown in an undated photo. “I had to write the ending after she passed,” he said of his memoir. Nellie died in October. CREDIT: Louis Moore Louis Moore and his wife, Nellie, shown in an undated photo. “I had to write the ending after she passed,” he said of his memoir. Nellie died in October. CREDIT: Louis Moore
Louis Moore and his wife, Nellie, shown in an undated photo. “I had to write the ending after she passed,” he said of his memoir. Nellie died in October. CREDIT: Louis Moore
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