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Defining Thai America — Locals connect with Thai culture

Defining Thai America — Locals connect with Thai culture

By Tiffany Ran
Northwest Asian Weekly

A photo of Nina Saisombut using the Thai greeting, “Sawasdee” (meaning “Hello” in Thai)

Every Sunday, Supakit (Duke) Bhuphaibool goes to Thai temple for Thai language classes. There is only one non-Thai person in attendance. But, few Thai Americans attend temple to reconnect with their culture. One Sunday a monk at the temple inquired whether Bhuphaibool is Thai. Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Vol 30 No 30 | 7/23-7/29Comments (5)

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