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  • "Daughter from Da Nang" is available for viewing in its entirety on YouTube. Below is the link:
    http://www.youtube.co...
    I highly recommend watching this documentary....surprising ending. Enjoy!

    There's also "Mai's America"...a documentary about a young Vietnamese teenager who ends up in rural Mississippi. Here's the link:
    http://www.youtube.co...

    Thanks go to Toan of the New York Vietnamese Meetup Group for sharing these.

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  • Joe N.

    Then maybe the whole family could've come over and pay her back the money. My family has done that. But it is so out of the blue that Heidi felt like they were planning this for years.

    I would criticize her for being close-minded too. DaNang and Vietnam is beautiful- get out of the sticks and go touring with your mom! Hue and Hoi An are right there. That region is among the best if you want to go sightseeing. Bun Bo Hue, Mi Quang, Cao Lo, Co'm Hen are all yummy specialties too.

    January 4, 2011

  • Joe N.

    SPOILER ALERT! DON"T READ THIS IF U ARE GOING TO WATCH THE FILM!

    Heidi had her reasons. And there really is no one wrong here. She never met these people and it was awkward about the money. As Vietnamese people we all know family or friends who sacrifice their entire lives for their family. This is not the case here in the states. As a military wife, she is probably poor too.

    I wish they explained to her that her mom wanted to come to the states so they could start the sponsorship process.

    January 4, 2011

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    A former member

    That's exactly how I felt. Heidi, I kind of related to in the beginning. But at the end, I thought of her as very selfish, naive, and immature.

    January 3, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zxsdygreSo

    This is a good question/response to the Daughter from Da Nang documentary.

    December 29, 2010

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    Hi everybody. I founded this group to promote Viet culture, language, networking, social and... more

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