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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

In S. King County, an extraordinary effort to bring better health

Rita Rai sits with her father, Suk Rai, as her cousin, Albina, plays in their Tukwila apartment. Suk is sick with a rare form of diabetes, and hasn’t been able to work for months. Their family, which fled persecution in Bhutan, said the food they had in Nepalese refugee camps consisted of rice, beans and veggies. When they came to the U.S., they were soon exposed to food with lots of sugar, salt and oil.