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American VoicesLUANG PRABANG, Laos -- Travel through Southeast Asia, and wherever you go you'll find statues of Buddha -- meditating, cogitating, calling for peace or for rain. The multiple poses are varied, and each one has its own meaning. But only one pose shows the...
Laos is a small southeastern Asian country, situated near Burma and Thailand. An extremely long flight and a lot of passion recently brought a New Haven mom to this beautiful land filled with smiling, happy people who don't have enough clothes or clean...
ReutersATHENS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Lucas Papademos sought backing on Sunday from leading Greek party leaders for painful and unpopular reforms that the near-bankrupt country must negotiate now that a long-awaited debt relief deal seems almost secured....
WASHINGTON (AP) — They are the hidden family portraits of Earth's most remote jungles finally revealed: A touching snapshot of an endangered female mountain gorilla carrying an infant on her back. A giant anteater sticking its enormous snout...
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North Central Michigan College will offer a free lecture titled, “Out of Laos,” at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 1, in the library on the Petoskey campus. Petoskey businessman Thongsai Vangyi will speak about his family’s escape from Laos at...
Whether it's balanced on the rim of a volcano or made of crystallized salt, the right hotel can provide you with a good year's worth of bragging material. These are the kinds of places you have to go at least once, if only to say you have. The best...
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It's the fourth zip line that spills the surprise. Confident now, I leap off the platform to feel the cable bounce heavily, then snap taut under my weight. Gravity takes over, shooting me through a tunnel of blurring foliage until the whirr of the pulley-...
TribLocal - ElmhurstIt’s been a long time since anyone asked about Patrick R. Curran, a U.S. Marine Corps bombardier navigator who was reported missing in action over …...
A Petoskey businessman will speak about his family’s escape from Laos during this week’s North Central Michigan College’s luncheon lecture series. The lecture will take place at noon on Friday, March 25 in the library of the...
FOX40 NewsGen. Vang Pao is considered the father of the Hmong people. On Friday night, hundreds of his children remembered him with reverence, like John Moore, who served under the general in Laos back in 1961. "He leads us and flee the Hmong people from laos...
FOX40 NewsA leader in the Hmong community has died Thursday. General Vang Pao passed away after being admitted to Clovis Community Medical Center on December 26th. He was 81 years old. A friend told the Fresno Bee General Vang was suffering from pneumonia and...
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