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First Person Plural

by Deann Borshay

In 1966, Deann Borshay Liem was adopted by an American family and was sent from Korea to her new home. Growing up in California, the memory of her birth family was nearly obliterated until recurring dreams lead Borshay Liem to discover the truth: her Korean mother was very much alive.

POV, True Stories

Shaolin Ulysses: Kungfu Monks in America

by Mei-Juin Chen and Martha Burr

Armed with the celebrated Shaolin training of body and mind made popular in kungfu movies, five Zen Buddhist monks set out to make new lives teaching their craft in unlikely parts of America.

Independent Lens, Global Voices, True Stories

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The Split Horn: Life of a Hmong Shaman in America

by Taggart Siegel and Jim McSilver

An intimate account of a Hmong shaman struggling to maintain his ancient traditions in the United States while his sons and daughters succumb to the allure of American lifestyles.

True Stories

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