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“Extraordinary Hmong” by Ka Vang

  • Aired: 03/28/2017
  • 02:06
  • Rating: NR
Ka Vang was born on a CIA military base in Laos months before the end of the Vietnam War. In addition to writing poems, Vang is a playwright. She says she wrote “Extraordinary Hmong” in response to Maya Angelou’s poem “Extraordinary Woman.” This clip is from a 2013 episode of Twin Cities PBS’ much-honored arts program “MN Original.”
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A Minnesota poet was inspired by Maya Angelou’s poem “Extraordinary Woman.”
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