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October 21, 2018
Dentist Kou Vang works on a patient in his St. Paul office, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press)
From war in the jungles of Laos to Frogtown: Minn. dentist, business leader Kou Vang tells his story
October 21, 2018 - 3:05pm
December 6, 2015
Dang and Shoua Hawj show a picture of themselves when they were 19 (Dang) and 14 (Shoua). They are the first Hmong couple to arrive in the U.S. and are approaching the 40th anniversary of that date in 1975. They now live in Maple Grove. Jean Pieri/Pioneer Press
They paved the way: Twin Cities family were Minnesota's first Hmong refugees, 40 years ago
December 6, 2015 - 4:50pm
April 26, 2015
Monks at the Wat Lao Siri Buddharam Temple near Worthington lead members of the Lao community in a service of blessing Sunday morning. The event was part of the Lao New Year celebration. Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
Ringing in the new year
April 26, 2015 - 8:28pm
April 7, 2015
An outside view of one of the buildings at Lao Temple Siri Buddharam in Worthington. Jesse Trelstad/Daily Globe
A temple thrives
April 7, 2015 - 9:13pm
Master Monk Phone Naboutsy (left) poses in front of the large Buddha statue at Wat Lao Siri Buddharam Temple in Worthington. (BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE)
Buddhist temple a part of life for many: Wat Lao Siri Buddharam Temple has nearly 600 members
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 8, 2009
Khambao Thonglyvong (front, right) sits with her mother, Inxiane Xayavong, and her three sons (back, from left) Ricky, Daniel and Dave Thonglyvong, in their home in Worthington. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)
Lao immigrants share story of refugee experience
March 8, 2009 - 11:06pm
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