The Xiong family from left to right: Father Jouacho, his brother Henry, Zong, Lasley, Leslie, Nancy and Mother Youa (not pictured, daughter Sandy).
The Xiong family from left to right: Father Jouacho, his brother Henry, Zong, Lasley, Leslie, Nancy and Mother Youa (not pictured, daughter Sandy). Lisa James / Merced Sun-Star
The Xiong family from left to right: Father Jouacho, his brother Henry, Zong, Lasley, Leslie, Nancy and Mother Youa (not pictured, daughter Sandy). Lisa James / Merced Sun-Star

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