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Why do we make shirts?

Jimmy Patel-Nguyen :: — We make shirts as a way to remind ourselves of our culture. It’s not the only way, but it’s our way. We believe clothing can connect communities, because what we wear says something about who we are:

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Welcome to REFUGENE

Jimmy Patel-Nguyen :: — Xin chào quí vy — Hello there. We are REFUGENE, welcome to our blog. REFUGENE is a project we started with the goal of celebrating the cultures of refugees. Why? Because our parents were displaced from Vietnam in 1975. They, like many others, sacrificed and persevered to provide our family with better lives than their own. We are their children...

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