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LA's Thai Town turns 15




Performers at the Los Angeles Songkran Festival in Thai Town, a New Year's celebration that takes place in April.
Performers at the Los Angeles Songkran Festival in Thai Town, a New Year's celebration that takes place in April.
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Almost 80,000 immigrants from Thailand have settled in Los Angeles.

That's given the city the claim of having the only Thai Town in the U.S.

And Southern California's Public Radio's Josie Huang says the neighborhood is celebrating a milestone birthday on Monday.