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Giỗ – An Annual Remembrance

In December, my family had our annual giỗ ̣(pronounced yoh) for Ruth .  Giỗ is the Vietnamese word for the annual remembrance of a family member on the event of their death.  In Asian cultures, it is a death anniversary which is observed every year.  Japanese, Korean, Chinese and other Asian cultures honor this tradition (For …

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