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Trong Hòai Niệm is Novel Love Story This story telling about a young girl and her family who were boat people, fled Vietnam after North Vietnamese communist took over the South Vietnam in 1975, at that time she was 11 years old. In 1987 her family fled the country for seeking freedom by fishing boat. Her boat was floating in Pacific Ocean for almost two weeks, finally her boat that has arrived Philippine refugee camp on PULAU Island. Her parent was a wealthy business man. They have lived under Communist regime for 3 years. They knew that they can’t survive any more under communist regime. Her parent decided to escape from Vietnam with any cost even though they die in ocean. They tempted fate to across the Pacific Ocean by fishing boat that caused 80% of escapees were killing by gale and 20% of survival, but they thought that a fate worse than death to live with the communist. Otherwise, the boat people were also raped and killed by Sea pirates in Thailand’s water. Her parent has had accepted any catastrophe to his family on the way to escape Vietnam. They were very lucky not to be killed in the ocean by gale or sea pirates, finally, her boat to arrive Philippine Island. They were resided temporarily in refugee camp from 3 years in a very bad situation in materially and spiritually such as food was not supplied enough to eat, they didn’t know what their fate will be? Their future was very far from their hands, they didn’t know where and when they will go to, for making their new life for themselves.1982 her family was sponsored to the United States. Her family was settled down in Texas, she has had an opportunity to go to school again at the age of 17. She had enrolled for s high school class in a High School at Southwest Houston area. After graduated from high school she has worked in banking, she continued to work for her college degree at night. She has worked in banking for 14 years as a senior vice president position. She went to the park that closes to her resident quarter to jog every morning. One day she met a man whose name Vu, was a college teacher. They felt in love with each other and her wedding will be taken in a near future. But they could not predict what was happen to them. Suddenly, in a day she had been hospitalized because she suffered from terminal cancer. She asked her young sister to notify immediately to her fiancé about her serious health situation, and she wanted to meet him as soon as possible. Vu was shocked at the news from his fiancé’s sister. His heart broken and he was going to faint. He hurried to ask his administrator for 4 weeks off from work. He booked an emergency air ticket and left his home right away to Texas. When he’s arrived Houston airport, he took a taxi to hospital. At hospital he has guided by nurse to his fiancée room then the nurse walked back to her office. Walking into his fiancée room in the fluorescent light, he looked at her face she was very pale. When Vu looked at his fiancé face thoughtfully, he could not hold his tears. He bent his face down close to his fiancé chest he busted into a convulsive sob. Her Doctor was walking in coming close to Vu. The doctor slightly put his hand on Vu’s shoulder and spoke in a low voice to bring Vu back to reality. Vu turned back to the doctor and shook hand with him. Vu showed his deep gratitude to the doctor. Doctor told Vu that his fiancé who was in a worse situation. So the doctor has tried to keep her with oxygen breathing equipment to expect Vu came back to see her in a last moment on time. Before she has hospitalized, she wrote a long letter to Vu. She asked her young sister to hand over her letter to Vu when he came back to see her. She told her fiancé everything from first minute she met him till to present moment. Finally, she told Vu she has loved him forever…ever…and ever and her last words to her fiancé: I have given you my life, but my life is no longer any more I have given you a dream, but the dream wo
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Trong Hòai Niệm
by Bui Tran Vuong
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by on October 25, 2016
- Xlibris US, February 2010
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