The Fourth of July Hmong Freedom Celebration, known simply by attendees as J4, is the largest gathering of Hmong people in the United States. Since the late 1970s, tens of thousands of Hmong from across the United States and the world gather in St. Paul, Minnesota for the annual summer sports and culture festival.

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