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Hmong veteran reflects on secret war

Choua Thao became a nurse for U.S. forces during the C.I.A.’s secret war against Laos; her close association with Americans put her in danger when they abandoned the region, and she fled with her family to the United States. “If you are working for the American, they want to capture you, take you to kill you.” Now living in San Jose, the grandmother and war veteran talked to a youth reporter for The Know.

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This entry was posted on May 7, 2015 by in Print, Radio, The kNOw and tagged , , , .

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