Chapters 5 & 6

In Chapter 5 we learn more about Lia’s treatment and the disconnect between the Hmong people and Lia’s doctors. The first part of the chapter talks about Lia’s relationship with her parents, how her dad likes that she is a little overweight and how Lia is much more soothed when she is around her mother.Continue reading Chapters 5 & 6

Chapter 13 & 14

The next two chapters follow the usual pattern of present and historical past. In Chapter 13 we learn about Lia’s severe health status when she returns to MCMC for an examination. While at MCMC there is a noticeable change in how doctors like Peggy and Neil interact with the Lia and the Lee’s. Their attitudeContinue reading Chapter 13 & 14