Wisconsin Life

Bridging a Culture

Clip: Season 1 Episode 7 | 5m 4s

Katie Thao endured a dramatic childhood escape to Laos and later took part in a traditional Hmong arranged marriage. Years later, she has become a leader in Wisconsin’s Hmong community and is leading what some would consider a modern life, as a working mother and using a public radio platform to be a voice in her cultural community.

Aired: 05/11/14

Rating: TV-G

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