Summary: This is an oral history with Dr. David Nguyen, aged 35, and born in Culver City on July 7, 1985. He is a second generation Christian Vietnamese American that is a plastic surgeon. Throughout his life, he has not been around many Vietnamese Americans until he attended UCLA. There he started to establish his Vietnamese identity by establishing a Vietnamese dance team. From there he went onto medical school, residency, and is now running his plastic surgery practice, Heavenly Plastics, in Lake Forest, California while living in Irvine, CA. Right now, he has no children but is currently seeing someone. He also has good relationships with his parents and his sister.
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Publisher: University of California, Irvine Libraries. Southeast Asian Archive. Irvine, California 92623-9557.