The Neighborhood House Association hosted a Thanksgiving dinner Tuesday night and had a few special guests.

Hay Chay attended the feast, along with a couple of other Cambodian farmers who until recently toiled on a plot of land at the end of a cul-de-sac in southeastern San Diego.

I went along and photographed the dinner, all the while whistling along to the festive holiday music. Here’s the scene:





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