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Since I am the father, I want my kids to come back and practice the old tradition. But my kids don't listen. My kids say they want to lead a Christian life, a new life.... I thought that no matter what happened in America, at least my kids would help out. - Shaman Paja Thao
From the mountains of Laos to the heartland of America, THE SPLIT HORN: LIFE OF A HMONG SHAMAN IN AMERICA documents a family gripped by dramatic cultural transformation as ancient Hmong traditions collide with American lifestyles.
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