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#25, 1993-2001

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Gift of funds from anonymous donorsexpand_more  2010.55.25

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Artist commentary: The people fearing for their lives also left Long Cheng, the CIA secret base. They headed toward Vientiane the capital city. Before reaching Vientiane they have to cross a river. At the river a local officer, also a Hmong took soldiers to the bridge where the people were crossing. There he urged the Hmong people to return to their homes. The people refused and the soldiers opened fire, killing many.

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Title
#25
Artist Life
American (born Laos), 1972
Role
Artist
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2010.55.25
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see previous exhibition catalog for illustrations of all 50 paintings

© Cy Thao