An important story about how a family loved and cared for their daughter, and how her life story came to teach us about the interface of culture and medicine…
Originally posted on Kmareka.com:
UPDATE: As of 12:30pm Sept 2, there is no new news on Google regarding the condition of Lia Lee, but we received a comment from Jeff, “I am writing with sad news. Lia Lee, the daughter of Hmong immigrants whose life story inspired the The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, died Friday, August 31st, 2012.”
We send our deepest condolences to the family of Lia Lee. Caring for a child with such need creates a powerful love, and I know she will be sadly missed.