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In October 1991, Leakhena Sorn was 13 years old when she immigrated to Stockton from Cambodia. Learning a new language and adjusting to a new culture often made her feel isolated during the transition to life in Stockton. Because of Leakhena’s arrival after the first major emigration from Cambodia, she enjoyed the support of an already established Cambodian community. Many Stockton Cambodians were already graduating from universities and had established careers as pharmacists, physicians or as business owners…
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Tran, Christina. "Sorn Family: Leakhena Sorn (Youth)". (2005). STOCKTONSpeaks! Cambodian American Stories. Oral History 3.
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