— by Melanie Chalil: For any We Bare Bears fan, the popular cartoon series is so much more than three portly bears looking cute and cuddly as they go about their daily lives in California.

Beyond Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear’s quirks and silly jokes, the Cartoon Network hit series is really about minorities trying to fit into society.

And it’s something the show’s Asian-American creator Daniel Chong knows all too well…

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