Interviewer

Kimi Yamamoto

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Ethnic Group

Hmong American

Generation

Youth

Description

John Lo’s parents were often away from the home, so John took on the parental responsibilities when they were gone. By age 13, he cooked, cleaned and took care of his younger brothers and sisters. Older siblings were not available to help. Although often frustrated, he accepted these responsibilities. Looking back he feels he did a good job; in fact, this may have been his first step toward adulthood…

Keywords

Oral History, Stockton - CA, California, Hmong American, History

Comments

This oral history is part of the STOCKTONSpeaks! Project that ran from 2002-2005 in Stockton, CA. You can read more about STOCKTONSpeaks! on the homepage and the About page.

Lo Family: John Lo (Youth)

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