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Interview with My-Linh Thai

My-Linh Thai my-linhthai.com What position are you running for? State Representative, position 2 – Legislative District 41 What motivate you to run for this particular position now? I was driving home from…

Interview with Joe Nguyen

Joe Nguyen meetjoenguyen.com What position are you running for? Washington State Senate in the 34th District (Burien, Vashon & Maury Island, West Seattle, White Center) What motivated you to run for this…

Through the Storm

The winds and rain began lightly but grew strong enough to delay our friend’s flight out of Đồng Hới, Quảng Bình in Central Vietnam. The bittersweet goodbye was offset by the arrival of…

Purpose

They say the two most important days in a person’s life are the day they are born and the day they find their purpose for living. Like many people my age who…

When I Look Into The Mirror

On Facebook I am registered as a member of my maternal clan, the Dinh family. But when I look into the mirror, it is hard to spot any physical likeness. I see…

5 Sites to Know Vietnam

Vietnam is an ancient place with a rich culture. To really know Vietnam is to know small towns where ethnic minorities live, traditional villages, spiritual sites, royal palaces, and the various ways…

Follow the Heart to Find Love

It was a hot humid day late in 2013. As my team was waiting for approval to set up a clinic about two hours southeast of Hà Nội, I met my future…

Between Two Worlds

When I first visited Vietnam in 2007, I arrived with more than just a lot of luggage. Packed alongside all the clothes and gifts was a deep worry of whether I was…

The Black Pin

What’s that black pin?” I heard someone ask as I sat staring out the restaurant’s window. Several conversations were happening at once and I couldn’t figure out who was talking to who.…

Sài Gòn Shower

This trip was going to be different. During my previous visits, I dreaded the unforgiving bipolar weather: hot as hell or raining cats and dogs. My time was usually spent locked in…

Vietnamese Family Tree Poster and Coloring Sheet

Vietnamese culture places a high value on familial relationship and connection. One of the most obvious ways this value shows itself is through a complex system of titles and pronouns that we…

Interview: Qui Nguyen

Qui Nguyen is a playwright, screenwriter, and a self-described geek. His work is known for its use of pop-culture, stage violence, puppetry, and multimedia and has been praised in the New York…

Writer’s Corner

An intimate interview with three Pacific Northwest Vietnamese writers.– Juliet Dang How long have you been professionally writing for? Vi: Since 2005, about 13 years.Stacey: I’m not sure I would consider myself…

Writer’s Corner

An intimate interview with three Pacific Northwest Vietnamese writers.– Juliet Dang How long have you…

Interview with My-Linh Thai

My-Linh Thai my-linhthai.com What position are you running for? State Representative, position 2 – Legislative…

Interview with Joe Nguyen

Joe Nguyen meetjoenguyen.com What position are you running for? Washington State Senate in the 34th…

Through the Storm

The winds and rain began lightly but grew strong enough to delay our friend’s flight…

Purpose

They say the two most important days in a person’s life are the day they…

When I Look Into The Mirror

On Facebook I am registered as a member of my maternal clan, the Dinh family.…

5 Sites to Know Vietnam

Vietnam is an ancient place with a rich culture. To really know Vietnam is to…

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