Somchith Soukesone hugs daughter Nipha, while father Kui, missing for five years in Indochina, hugs daughter Sakhone at the San Luis Obispo County Airport.
Somchith Soukesone hugs daughter Nipha, while father Kui, missing for five years in Indochina, hugs daughter Sakhone at the San Luis Obispo County Airport. Wayne Nicholls Tribune file
Somchith Soukesone hugs daughter Nipha, while father Kui, missing for five years in Indochina, hugs daughter Sakhone at the San Luis Obispo County Airport. Wayne Nicholls Tribune file

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .