Ter Yang at his home in Brockton, where he helps the Hmong community reconcile their traditions with American culture. Hmong immigrants from China and Southeast Asia have also formed communities in Fitchburg, Leominster, and Springfield.

Helper at the gateway

An immigrant guides his people on America's ways Hmong immigrant bridges two cultures

By Yvonne Abraham
Globe Staff / January 30, 2006

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BROCKTON -- When there is trouble in a Hmong marriage, it is Ter Yang's job to tell a husband that here in America, paying $10,000 for a wife does not mean he owns her, as he might a car. (Full article: 1354 words)

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