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Vietnam War Summit at LBJ Library examines complex, tragic legacy
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Cao, who was the first Vietnamese-American in Congress, serving one term representing a New Orleans district, said he appreciates Kerry's service in Vietnam but not his turn against the war or his leadership toward rapprochement with Vietnam. In May … No tags for this post.

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FHDA chancellor recommends new Foothill president
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If the board approves Miner's recommendation, Nguyen will take her place among a small group of Asian-American college presidents and is believed to be the first Vietnamese-American community college president in California. Nationwide, only 1.5 … No tags for this post.

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No More Saving Face: Empowering Asian-American Women to Seek Mental Health …
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The Asian Women's Action for Resilience and Empowerment (AWARE) project, a component of AWSHIP, targets the mental health of Chinese American, Korean American, and Vietnamese American women by offering culturally-specific group psychotherapy. No tags for this post.

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'Overwhelmed' mom spent THREE DAYS driving around with her children before …
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The Dallas News reported that Christine Woo, née Nguyen, was a Vietnamese-American from San Antonio who graduated from Texas A&M University in 1999 with a business degree. She was born in Seguin, Texas, and Brandon was born in Hong Kong, The … No tags for this post.

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Inside Garden Grove's Contentious Effort to Draw New Voting Districts
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Supporters of this map believe that creating two competitive districts is more representative of the city's racial diversity, while some Vietnamese American leaders have objected to the consolidation of Little Saigon into one district, arguing that it … No tags for this post.

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Vietnam-Based Television Network VTV Opens L.A. Bureau Today
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While opening an office in L.A. is a far cry from setting up a bureau inside Little Saigon, Le expects that VTV will gradually try to make its presence felt in the heart of the Vietnamese-American community—an effort that is not likely to go unnoticed … No tags for this post.

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A lively, thriving arts hub
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… drama, “Great Expectations”; Gilbert & Sullivan's musical operetta “The Yeomen of the Guard”; the world premiere of “The River Bride,” a fantasy set in the Amazon jungle of Brazil; and “Vietgone,” a new play about the Vietnamese-American experience. No tags for this post.

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Could Boston have a Latin Quarter of its own?
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“We are a new generation who came here and tried to make the best of it. This is our second home,'' said Vinnie Than, a Dorchester businessman who chairs the Vietnamese-American Community of Massachusetts, an umbrella group of several organizations … No tags for this post.

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Vietnam War Summit at LBJ Library Begins April 26
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Cao, who was the first Vietnamese-American in Congress, serving one term representing a New Orleans district, said he appreciates Kerry's service in Vietnam but not his turn against the war or his leadership toward rapprochement with Vietnam. In May … No tags for this post.

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Progressive Democrats of America Endorse Bao Nguyen
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Upon his swearing-in, he became the first directly- elected Vietnamese American Democratic Mayor in the United States. He is the city's first Vietnamese American and first Openly LGBTQ Mayor. Prior to his historic election, he served as member of the … No tags for this post.

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Foothill College could get Calif.'s first Vietnamese-American president
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LOS ALTOS HILLS — An East Bay attorney who arrived in the United States as a toddler with her Vietnamese refugee family and graduated from Oakland schools has been recommended as the next president of Foothill College. If approved as expected by … No tags for this post.

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Efforts to build Vietnamese-American Memorial appreciated
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The effort of Chairman Vinh Nguyen of the Vietnamese-American Community to erect a Vietnamese-American Memorial in Military Park at NW 24th and Classen is more than appreciated. The memorial would honor Vietnamese and Americans who fought … No tags for this post.

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Foothill College could get California's first Vietnamese-American president
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LOS ALTOS HILLS — An East Bay attorney who arrived in the United States as a toddler with her Vietnamese refugee family and graduated from Oakland schools has been named the likely the next president of Foothill College, becoming the first … No tags for this post.

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AsiaStore at Asia Society to Showcase Asian American Designers During APA …
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Inspired by the beauty of hand woven and hand dyed silk fabrics on his journeys to the Far East, Vietnamese American designer Dat Tran pursues his vision of producing collections of uniquely designed scarves and accessories that fuse handmade silk … No tags for this post.

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Sioux Falls native Ben Nguyen meets Louis Smolka at UFC Fight Night 91 in SD
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The Vietnamese-American has won eight straight fights, including his first two in the UFC. After fighting at bantamweight throughout his career, he came to the UFC as a flyweight a little less than a year ago and stopped Alptekin Ozkilic with one … No tags for this post.

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