St. Paul’s first Hmong firefighter Tou Lo was inspired by 9/11 firefighters

Tou Lo was inspired to become a firefighter when, at 16, he saw a documentary about New York City firefighters responding to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Now 25, Lo is the first Hmong firefighter in St. Louis wrote Mara H. Gottfried on January 1, 2014 in the Pioneer Press.

The Twin Cities have the largest concentration of Hmong people in the United States.

This entry was posted in General. Bookmark the permalink.
  • One World Observatory

    Learn more about the One World Observatory complimentary ticket program.

  • Categories

  • From the Newsletter

  • Upcoming Events

    1. COVID-19 testing sites in the NYC area

      October 13 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
    2. Application period open for the LeRoy W. Homer, Jr. Foundation Scholarship

      November 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
    3. Buy a beer on Mondays and support the Terry Farrell Foundation – Fort Collins, CO

      November 7 @ 11:00 am - December 31 @ 8:00 pm
    4. NYPD Officer Chris Bramwell needs a kidney urgently

      November 10 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
    5. Warren Fire Department fundraiser for their 9/11 ceremony next year

      November 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm