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April 15, 1991 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK and LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In retrospect, it seems the three Nguyen brothers led dual lives. In keeping with Vietnamese tradition, they were well-behaved boys at home who bowed their heads to their parents, according to their father, Bim Khac Nguyen. Loi, 21, Pham, 19, and Long, 17, always listened to him, he recalled sadly. Away from home, however, some saw them as troubled young men. Immigrants from Vietnam, they had difficulty adapting in American society and all had problems in school.
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December 16, 1991 | RUSSELL CHANDLER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
It all began three years ago in a makeshift church in the back yard of Vladimir and Nadezhda Kuzmenko, who had just moved to this Central Valley city with their eight young children. The congregation of 35 quickly outgrew the Kuzmenkos' covered patio, then relocated to a rented building that held 180. Soon, the faithful--all Pentecostal Christians from the Soviet Union--were praying for an even larger space. "People were spilling over to the stairs and sidewalk," said the Rev.
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December 16, 1991 | RUSSELL CHANDLER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
It all began three years ago in a makeshift church in the back yard of Vladimir and Nadezhda Kuzmenko, who had just moved to this Central Valley city with their eight young children. The congregation of 35 quickly outgrew the Kuzmenkos' covered patio, then relocated to a rented building that held 180. Soon, the faithful--all Pentecostal Christians from the Soviet Union--were praying for an even larger space. "People were spilling over to the stairs and sidewalk," said the Rev.
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April 15, 1991 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK and LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In retrospect, it seems the three Nguyen brothers led dual lives. In keeping with Vietnamese tradition, they were well-behaved boys at home who bowed their heads to their parents, according to their father, Bim Khac Nguyen. Loi, 21, Pham, 19, and Long, 17, always listened to him, he recalled sadly. Away from home, however, some saw them as troubled young men. Immigrants from Vietnam, they had difficulty adapting in American society and all had problems in school.
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