Description:Photograph of Hung Viet Nguyen and Thuy Vo Dang, photographer
Summary: Oral history of Hung Viet Nguyen, born on Christmas Day in 1957 n Saigon, Vietnam. He discussed his memories of growing up and attending school in Saigon. He escaped Vietnam by boat in 1981 by himself and passed through a few refugee camps in the Philippines before being sponsored by his brother to Santa Clara, California. He settled down in Torrance, California with a wife and two sons. While he works as a Graphics artist, he is also an artist who has exhibited his work in both mainstream and Vietnamese American community sites.