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Amongst the Hmong

So, a lively smiling woman, was my guide for the two days that I spent trekking in the Sapa area . As we walked, I learned about her life as a member of the Hmong people, one of the minority groups living in this area of northern Vietnam. 1,495 more words


To All the Love I Received Choosing Taboo.

It has been a year since the release of a momental film in the Hmong community of Minnesota, Taboo by the team of Cam Yang… 1,399 more words

Self-Love & Healing

Sapa: Vietnamese Highlands Photo Journal

Of all the adventures I had in Vietnam, this was my favorite.

Along with my uncle and a couple cousins, my dad and I ventured a couple hours north of Hanoi to a town high off in the mountains called Sapa. 183 more words

Oahu, Hawaii

10 days and 9 nights in Oahu, Hawaii.

It may have been short, but it has changed my mindset in every possible way. 72 more words


PPBF - The Whispering Cloth: A Refugee's Story

I discovered today’s Perfect Picture Book in the bookstore at the New England SCBWI 2017 conference this past April. The gorgeous stitched illustrations and evocative title drew my attention even before I saw the tag line, … 849 more words

Using Traditional Hmong Arts?

I  learn to sewed my first stitch at the age of 8. I used a traditional technique to create x with a green thread. Not even before reaching the end of the small practice cloth, I stopped and left it untouched with the needle still intact. 823 more words