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The Story of Jerry Yang – From Tragedy to Triumph

The Story of Jerry Yang – From Tragedy to Triumph

From Tragedy to Triumph: The Story of Jerry Yang from Poverty to Winning the 2007 World Series of Poker Quite possibly the first time most people heard of Jerry Yang was on national television when he played as an amateur in the World Series of Poker Championship. There, beside a small mountain of money, laid...

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The Story of Dr. Mouatou

The Story of Dr. Mouatou

Listen to Your Heart: The Story of Dr. Mouatou Mouanoutoua At the intersection of childhood and becoming an adult, many parents dream of great futures for their children, whether it is to become a business person, a lawyer, a professional sports star, a pharmacist, or a surgeon. These dreams, though challenging to achieve, are possible....

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Struggle for Survival – My Parent’s Journey to a New Life

Struggle for Survival – My Parent’s Journey to a New Life

My Parent’s Journey to a New Life As a child, I enjoyed story time at night with my parents. Throughout my life, I’ve heard all kinds of stories, ones about Hmong history, about my culture, scary stories, funny stories, and historical ones. But the story I admire and love most is the amazing story about...

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Worlds Apart

Worlds Apart

Many people frequently talk about promoting change in the world, but rarely do they ever take action. For one young Hmong woman, action was her answer. As a resident of Tulare and senior at Tulare Union High School, Pang Zao Khang was crowned Miss Hmong California at last year’s Sacramento Hmong New Year when she...

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Our Days. New Rules of the Club: Rest Alone

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General Vang Pao

General Vang Pao

It was a Monday. A tumultuous day embittered with uncertainty and fear, many Hmong will recall June 4, 2007 and the shocking news that poured out of every major international and domestic media outlet. Many will pose the classic questions of where were you, what were you doing and what was your reaction when you...

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Blong Xiong

Blong Xiong

Makes California History Fresno City Councilman Blong Xiong makes time at the end of a busy day to meet with Txhawb to share his story and encourage other new Americans to be proactive in their search for the American Dream. As a five year old boy, Blong Xiong had no idea he was a pioneer,...

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The Sounder

The Sounder

With more than a decade and a half of presence in the Hmong music industry, releasing four albums with hits such as 1000 Miles, Lub Paj Rose, Los Nag Xuj Xuav, and Vim Koj Daim Duab, The Sounders, a Fresno-based band, has not only found a loyal following of fans, but has defined a generation...

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Best Television : how the British Escape, if Bored

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