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At the age of 55, Chue Lo is the elder of his family. Chue was born in Laos the second of six children. While his parents might have known a time of stability in Laos, Chue and his siblings grew up with difficult and unstable conditions caused by a period of political unrest. Despite this, Chue’s parents insisted he continue to attend school. In his studies, he learned to speak several languages in addition to his native Hmong. According to Chue, there are no specific rituals to signify coming-of-age. His family recognized him as an adult when he had completed his education and returned home from school…
Oral History, Stockton - CA, California, Hmong American, History
Snider, Nancy. "Lo Family: Chue Lo (Elder)". (2005). STOCKTONSpeaks! Hmong American Stories. Oral History 1.
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