Doualy Xaykaothao http://kvpr.org en Cuisine And Culture Transform A Dallas Neighborhood http://kvpr.org/post/cuisine-and-culture-transform-dallas-neighborhood Can food revitalize an ailing neighborhood? In Dallas, global flavors seem to be playing a pretty big part in one area's transformation.<p>For decades, West Dallas was a ramshackle place: a Superfund site with a cement plant, some crime-ridden warehouses and a modest Latino neighborhood known as La Bajada across a potholed two-lane bridge from the glittery downtown.<p>This place was kind of like a desert with not so much to do, but it had some of the best views of downtown. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:58:00 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 30728 at http://kvpr.org Cuisine And Culture Transform A Dallas Neighborhood Run River North Stays The Course — And Finds Success http://kvpr.org/post/run-river-north-stays-course-and-finds-success <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBjfiTGu1jk</p> Sat, 05 Oct 2013 10:58:00 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 22589 at http://kvpr.org Run River North Stays The Course — And Finds Success Family History: The General, His Sisters And Me http://kvpr.org/post/family-history-general-his-sisters-and-me As an American teenager, whenever I asked grown-ups about the Vietnam War, few wanted to discuss it. As an adult, it was just as hard to talk about the war. That's why I never told friends and neighbors about my family's history.<p>You see, the Vietnam War took place in my family's backyard. My family lived in northeastern Laos, in Nong Het, right on the border with Vietnam. When the CIA needed an ally, they found a charismatic, passionate young man not afraid to die.<p>That man was my great-uncle, the late Gen. Sat, 28 May 2011 02:57:25 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 152 at http://kvpr.org Family History: The General, His Sisters And Me