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Jun. 14, 18 | 1:25 pm

An American woman was caught on video throwing racist remarks at a Filipino family, including their 5-year-old kid, at a supermarket in Daly City, California.

In a video uploaded by Danika Aquino, a friend of the Filipino family, the American tells the family to return to the Philippines, accusing them of “lying”. She says: “You’re lying, you’re lying, you’re lying. Just like how you got here.”

Below is the video transcription:

American woman: Come on, come on, come on, look at all the groceries they buy. Stealing our food, stealing our money, our jobs.
Filipina woman: So racist. Oh my God.
Filipino man: We got a family to feed.
American woman: So what? Go back to your country.
Filipino man: This is our country.
American woman: You’re lying, you’re lying, you’re lying. Just like how you got here.
Filipino man to cashier: You have the right to refuse service right? I think you should.

The video was uploaded on Jenny Valedera’s, the Filipina woman in the video, Instagram page before she changed her account setting to private.

In her post, the Filipina said: “I’ve never felt so angry and sad overall because I had my 5-year-old with me.”

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