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Hmong Freedom Celebration and sports festival on July 4, 2014

Four decades ago the first Hmong refugees began arriving in Minnesota, refugees hoping to build new lives. The Minnesota History Center's "We are Hmong Minnesota" exhibit opens this upcoming weekend to tell their stories. Hear 'We are Hmong Minnesota': A 40-year journey, remembered (Listen in Hmong)on MPR News and explore our coverage and archive:

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