Culture and spirituality: Temple provides community for Cambodian Buddhists

Thyda Freiberger stands at a New Year’s celebration at the Wat Ahram Mein Jai Buddhist temple in Bowling Green.   T hyda Freiberger slipped off her shoes with ease beside the door before entering her…

Refugees from Myanmar’s Chin State gather to worship in Bowling Green

The pamphlet of a church service at the Bowling Green Chin Baptist Church with their logo.   L ong, colorful skirts skimmed the floor as women from Myanmar entered the church room with friends and…

How to be in two places at once

I carefully slide the lid off as I lounge on my bed. A small tan box of nostalgia with a smooth surface sits in my lap. I run my fingers across the striped sides and…

Diversity born from civil war: refugees from Myanmar in Bowling Green

A traditional dance is performed by members of the Karenni refugee community at Warren Central High School in Bowling Green prior to a screening of “Like We Don’t Exist” Nov. 18.   Lam Nu, 26,…