Viviane Clausset was born in Nancy, France in 1936. Her father was a German POW during WWII. Proficient in French, German, and English, she took a job as a secretary for the US Army in 1953. She married an American GI in 1958 and returned with him to…
Chuayi Yang was born in Gien, France in 1978 and lived in a small town, Aubigny-sur-Nere, with her family until 1990. That year, her parents moved their family to St. Paul, MN in the United States. Chuayi studied in the St. Paul public school district and…
Magnolia Yang Sao Yia was born in Cholet, France, and moved to the United States at age eight. She grew up in Michigan in a small town just outside of Detroit, Hazel Park, that heavily informed her racial awareness and her identity as an Asian and Hmong…