Chanpone Sinlapasai was born in Laos during a bloody civil war, and narrowly escaped to the US with her family at just four years old. Her experiences growing up in the United States have now propelled her into a staunch advocate of immigrant rights in her community.
Many Roads to Here is a production of The Immigrant Story, in collaboration with Portland Radio Project. This episode was produced by Natalia Lopez
Audio editing was done by Gregg Palmer. Our executive producer is Sankar Raman.
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