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The brother and sister team of Tammy and Victor Jih were winners of season 14 of It's been a few weeks since this happened; I meant to write about it earlier, but better late than never, right? Asian Americans are finally getting more exposure on the TV screen, both in roles that don't require FoB accents (that's "fresh of the boat," for those of you new to the expression), and also in reality TV shows. Apolo Anton Ohno and Kristi Yamaguchi were "Dancing with the Stars" champions (and Carrie Ann Inaba is the best of the show's three judges). Each of the three seasons of "America's Best Dance Crew" has seen groups with mostly Asian American members as its champions. Yul Kwon beat out competitors to win "Survivor: Cook Islands." (Yul will be a guest on's AAPI Empowerment Series on June 9.) Now, congratulations are due to the Chinese American brother-and-sister team of Tammy and Victor Jih for being crowned champions of "The Amazing Race 14."