Chaosarn Chao, an ethnic Iu Mien who helped thousands of Hmong, Afghans, Iu Mien and other refugees escape poverty through the nonprofit group he co-founded, Lao Family Community Development. Chao died on April 5 at age 67 following a bone marrow transplant and health complications.
Chaosarn Chao, an ethnic Iu Mien who helped thousands of Hmong, Afghans, Iu Mien and other refugees escape poverty through the nonprofit group he co-founded, Lao Family Community Development. Chao died on April 5 at age 67 following a bone marrow transplant and health complications. Lao Family Community Development
Chaosarn Chao, an ethnic Iu Mien who helped thousands of Hmong, Afghans, Iu Mien and other refugees escape poverty through the nonprofit group he co-founded, Lao Family Community Development. Chao died on April 5 at age 67 following a bone marrow transplant and health complications. Lao Family Community Development

Refugee community mourns Lao Family co-founder Chaosarn Chao

April 15, 2017 4:00 AM

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