Xong was born in a Hmong refugee camp in Thailand but moved to Wisconsin as a child after her family couldn’t safely return to Laos following the Vietnam War. There she grew up as part of a large influx of twice dislocated Hmong refugees who were not always welcomed with open arms in the small city of La Crosse. Despite her experiences with racism, poor integration, and detachment from her own culture, Xong is determined to help the younger generation born in America stay connected www.statesfilms.com/state/wisconsin.

The Great River Road by Motorcycle (Video)

You never know what you’re going to get when you turn onto a road in Wisconsin–it might be straight as an arrow through corn and soybean fields for dozens of miles, or it might be a twisting, turning, sightseer’s adventure...See more on Motorcycling in La...

Winter Season of La Crosse County (Video)

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La Crosse Irishfest (Video)

Irish & Celtic music from all over Ireland, Scotland, and the U.S, including local musicians; Wee Folks area with games and activities, sheep shearing, bagpipe demonstration, Irish dogs...www.irishfestlacrosse.org.