Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

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Title: Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down
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Date: April 10, 2000
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In Hmong these symptoms were called quab dab peg which translates to, the spirit catches you and you fall down. The Lee’s were both happy and sad about Lia’s seizures. In Hmong seizures are considered to have special powers and usually become Shamans, but at the same time the Lees were worried about their child’s health...
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This chapter also starts to get into the problems with the language and cultural barriers between the American doctors and the Lee family. Chapter 4 - Do Doctors Eat Brains? This chapter describes the Hmongs concerns with the American doctors. Mao Thao, a Hmong woman who spent time living in the U...
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