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Lan Cao, 53, with her daughter, Harlan, 12, at their StoryCorps interview in Westminster, Calif. in January 2015. During the interview, Lan tells her daughter about her experience during the Tet Offensive in Vietnam in 1968. Gautam Srikishan /StoryCorps hide caption

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A Former Refugee Reflects On The Vietnam War And Starting Over In The U.S.

Lan Cao was sent to the U.S. as a teenager from Vietnam in 1975. At StoryCorps, she tells her daughter about watching the Tet Offensive play out in her city and about adjusting to life in America.

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Lan Cao, 53, with her daughter, Harlan, 12, at their StoryCorps interview in Westminster, Calif. in January 2015. During the interview, Lan tells her daughter about her experience during the Tet Offensive in Vietnam in 1968. Gautam Srikishan /StoryCorps hide caption

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A Former Refugee Reflects On The Vietnam War And Starting Over In The U.S.

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Line workers sort freshly cut avocados at Frutas Finas packing plant in Tancitaro. Forty-five percent of the world's avocados come from Mexico. Eighty percent of avocados consumed in the U.S. come from Mexico, the majority from the small mountain town of Tancitaro. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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