Take it from 'Crazy Rich Asians Star' Awkwafina: 'Everything happens for a reason'

From her start as YouTube rapper Awkwafina to starring in 'Crazy Rich Asians,' Nora Lum's childhood is just as entertaining as she is.
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Transcript for Take it from 'Crazy Rich Asians Star' Awkwafina: 'Everything happens for a reason'
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