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Slumdog Brothers

As Told By: Chris

Journey

  • My Name is Chris
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  • This story is about me
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  • Childhood Address: Da Nang, Vietnam
  • Departure Location: Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa, Vietnam
  • Departure Year: 1980
  • Camp 1: Palawan (Philippines)
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  • Resettlement Location: New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Resettlement Year: 1980
  • My Story

    Chris is the third child out of seven kids. He remembers vivdily the drastic change overnight of going from riches to rags, from pampered baby to slumdog in a war-torn country. He did whatever it took to survive and make money to care for his younger siblings. He was 13 when he made his first attempt to flee the country with his brothers. This is a story about brotherhood and the sacrifices a mother makes, so her children could have a better life.

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