This place is made a political pawn. In 1970, a war ensues. It is a narrow country nestled between Vietnam, Thailand, and, to the south, Cambodia.
This place becomes the home of many Hmong immigrants. Of all of the United States cities that Hmong settles in, this place has the largest percentage of Hmong per area, making the Hmong community a miniature town of its own.
Merced Community Medical Center
This place is the medical facility where most of the health care occurs for the main character.
Valley Children's Hospital
This is another place where the main character gets medical care after being transferred from another facility, following uncontrollable seizures.
This place is the largest of all of the refugee camps.
This object is a traditional Hmong baby carrier.
This place is the main character's foster placement.
This place is the...
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