My name is Eng Yang. I want to pay respect to my brothers and sisters, friends, students, and critical thinkers across America and the world for the messages you have sent my family and me. I want to thank you your belief in democracy and the compassion and understanding of heart that has opened you to stories of human rights and equality. I want to thank you for your care and concern because you recognized that the story of Yellow Rain and what happened to the Hmong in the mountains of Laos is unfinished. I have taken your words of support fully and created a book of our shared history; while I cannot write each of you, I will keep your words and cherish them. Thank you for reaching out to me to strengthen my heart for the Hmong lives that were lost and the Hmong lives that must continue.
-- Eng Yang
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