Hmong Graduates Celebrate with Cultural Ceremony


The typical Western concept of a graduation ceremony is strolling down the aisle to “pomp and circumstance,” wearing a cap and gown, and walking off stage with a diploma.For the Hmong culture, the ritual is a bit different but no less important – as many clan leaders are recognizing higher education as the key to more opportunities in America.Brian Bull recently attended a Hmong graduation ceremony, and prepared this report…

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