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Maryland’s ‘rock star’ first lady delivers on virus tests

Yumi Hogan, first lady of Maryland, stands Monday, April 20, 2020 at a press conference to announce the arrival of COVID-19 test kits from South Korea which would enable the state to run 500,000 tests. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

Maryland's first lady Yumi Hogan is already hugely popular in the state's Asian-American community. Now, her instrumental role in Maryland's response to the coronavirus pandemic — helping to secure 500,000 test kits from South Korea — has emphatically shown that there's much more behind her gracious demeanor and artistic talent.

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