Lao community in the United States
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Lao community in the United States by Khampa Chantharangsy

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Published by Cross Cultural Health Care Program] in [Seattle, WA? .
Written in English


  • Laotian Americans -- Medical care,
  • Laotian Americans -- Health and hygiene,
  • Transcultural medical care,
  • Laos -- History,
  • Laos -- Social life and customs

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Edition Notes

Statementwritten and edited by Khampa Chantharangsy, Yoosun Park.
SeriesThe CCHCP community profile series
ContributionsPark, Yoosun., Cross-Cultural Healthcare Program.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17596144M

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