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MinnPost’s “New Americans” beat is dedicated to covering the state’s immigrant and refugee communities, chronicling the contributions and challenges faced by these groups as they transform the notion of what it means to be a Minnesotan in the 21st century.

Tha Dah Loo is a community health worker with WellShare International

How Minnesota's Karen community is trying to curb its addiction to tobacco

A new program is trying to raise awareness about the health consequences of tobacco use among Twin Cities’ Karen people, a community that has unusually high rates of tobacco use.