Tag Archives: Hmong

Profile Response: Paula Yang, Hmong Activist, Merced, CA

Paula Yang is a faithful Hmong daughter, an advocate for women, and a force of nature; petite in stature, feminine in appearance, with a backbone of steel. Paula‚Äôs beautiful fingernails dazzled me just as much as her fiery speech. Her … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Candice Adam-Medefind, Executive Director of Healthy House, Merced, CA

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman changed my perspective on medicine and culture. The story of an epileptic Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures changed Merced, CA in more profound … Continue reading

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