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How Weather, Chance, and War Brought Twenty Thousand Persecuted Vietnamese to North Carolina

As Glun Siu walks around Raleigh’s St. Paul’s Christian Church, he appears perfectly at ease. Petite, with a head of silver-streaked black hair, he strides confidently, jangling his keys. But he wasn’t always so comfortable here. When the forty-eight-year-old arrived in North Carolina in 2002, he didn’t speak any English and knew nothing about the […]