Posted by Lisa C on January 14, 2002 at 17:24:40:
In Reply to: History of sei yap community posted by Terri on January 11, 2002 at 18:01:33:
To pick up gold in the Gold Mountain, return home and live like a king for the rest of their days. Of course picking up gold usually involved the more mundane laundryman, coolie, salmon fisherman, indentured servant, railroad builder etc. but still enough people came over to support a lot of the population of Sei Yap. With the Communist take over no one went home to retire.
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