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Hmong leaders and dignitaries remember General Vang Pao

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Mourners will be back for the fifth day of funeral services at the Fresno Convention Center Tuesday morning to honor Hmong leader General Vang Pao.

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Families lined up late last night to walk past the general's casket as he lies in state.

Monday, dignitaries and other Hmong leaders shared their memories of the general -- telling stories of his contributions to Hmong culture and to the world.

Funeral services continue Tuesday morning with Hmong rituals at 8 a.m.

From 9 a.m. to noon, more messages of condolence will be read.

At noon, Hmong rituals and a blessing for General Vang Pao and his family will be open to the public.

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