Lunar New Year celebrations in Hong Kong; Pa Asian-American families also celebrate

Celebrations kicked off the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong.

A 15-day spring festival will usher in the Year of the Dog.

Asian-Americans are celebrating here as well.

According to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf's Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, many Asian American families usher in the start of the Lunar New Year by giving their homes a deep cleaning.

Families also share a traditional meal and exchange monetary gifts in special red envelopes.

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