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Former IE editor looks back on her time with the paper
For Laotian-American Channapha Khamvongsa, there have been few opportunities for her to learn about Laos and the circumstances that brought her to America some 30 years ago.
Maybe true leaders are the regular people. So says Lance Cpl. Stephen Funk, who gained national attention earlier this month when he became the first pubic conscientious objector of the war in Iraq. Whether or not people are on Funk’s side, the Asian American Marine reservist from Seattle is standing by his beliefs that war—any war—is immoral. His upbringing taught him that, and while he is assigned to desk duty during the day for the rest of April, family, friends, and supporters are rallying behind his cause.