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Monday, January 22, 2007

Floods took a toll on Hmong farmers' prized flowers

See Ye, Chadoua Lor and Koua Yang watch as volunteer Grant Gibbs tries to start Lor's once-submerged tractor earlier this month in Carnation. Gibbs and another volunteer offered their time and knowledge to help Hmong farmers whose equipment and crops were damaged by floodwaters.