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“Let me see his western nose. This bastard is… the most beautiful sight I’ve ever seen! A passport in my hand, my new life can begin. Your brat’s ..
“This kid is okay. He’s our entry to the U.S.A.” – Miss Saigon
Half Vietnamese half American children were used as one way tickets into the United ..
“The dust of life, conceived in hell and born in strife. They are the living reminders of all the good we failed to do”
“War isn’t over when it ends, some pictures never leave your mind. They are the faces of the children the ones we left behind”
-Miss Saigon, the ..
You cannot sum up a whole community’s history in seven posts, but my intention was not to summarize their hardships and experiences. I wanted them t..
The DNA Gateway – spit goes in and American citizenship comes out. While speaking to multiple people in the community, I learned about this “gateway..
DNA. It seems simple, doesn’t it? Just A’s with T’s and C’s with G’s, right? Wrong. DNA is a complex combination of base pairs that gave me green ey..
” never had a desire to look for him.”
It’s been 36 years since I came from Vietnam, I was ten years old. Growing up in Vietnam was not a good exper..
“I have been wandering … never truly having a place to stay.”
I am Mai. I am Mỹ Lai and I live in Vietnam. I’m glad that I have the opportunity to..
“We were the kids of the enemy, so they always treated us really badly… Like we weren’t human.”
I grew up in Việt Nam. My grandma raised me because..