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014: The Art of Moving Away/Running Away

In episode #014, we (minus Paj) talked about the gendered ways in which the Hmong words – “tsiv” (moving away) and “khiav” (running away) – are used within the Hmong community towards women deciding to move away/running away from their families. 70 more words


Diana Vang-Brostoff, Co-Founder of Hmong Young Professionals

Education: Social Work, MA
Where do you work, what do you do, and what do you like about it? 1,078 more words


The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman

The circumstances that led to me reading Anne Fadiman’s The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down over the winter holidays were nothing if not unlikely.  723 more words


Vietnam 2017 - Trip Report 8

9 October 2017 – Yen Minh – Meo Vac

Up early.

Well, awake early.

3.30am, to be precise.

Another bloody rooster.

They’re quickly becoming my least favourite animal…. 7,000 more words


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I think and feel that I am finally back to myself. This week was my first week at my new job and so far I like it a lot. 1,149 more words

New Year, New Changes and a Baby Picture of Me

The New Year brings with it new changes that I’m incredibly excited about.

The first is a new job.  Before I go into details, I’d like to share a little background information.  606 more words

Fortune For Love Ones

When we think of a new year, we often think of moving forward.   We move forward in hopes of implementing change for the better.  We move forward with memories that help form our wisdom.  102 more words

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