My Journey to America – Land Ho

After four days of floating in the sea, everyone was anxious to find land. The captain followed the course directed by the American oil rig. Before the sun rise, it was pitched dark at sea. Only sky and ocean surrounded our ship. The captain encountered a small beam of light floating in the distance. As […]

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My Journey to America – The Plan

An estimate of four million Vietnamese are living overseas. Vietnamese immigrants scattered among 34 countries all over the world. Slightly over two million are Overseas Vietnamese who are living in the United States. The top ten countries including the United States are Cambodia, France, Australia, Taiwan, Canada, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Czech Republic, and Malaysia […]

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My Journey to America – Changes in the Air

Until one early spring morning April 30, 1975, everything changed.  It was the day that changed the course of history in my simple life.  The loud booming noise exploded above our heads.  My godmother pulled everyone together to hide under our big bed.  Buckets of water were placed by the windows and doors. I had […]

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