binghamton's vietnamese american community

Here's an interesting Los Angeles Times article on Binghamton's Vietnamese American community reacting to Jiverly Wong's shooting rampage last week at an immigrant services center. Wong, an immigrant from Vietnam, killed 13 people before taking his own life: Binghamton's Vietnamese reflect on gunman's struggles.

In many ways, the details that emerged about Wong's life -- recently laid off, troubled by poor language skills, unable to find a toehold in the U.S. -- reflect the struggles of many in the Vietnamese American community at large. Hopefully, we can find a way to turn this tragedy into a way of discussing and addressing these problems.

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