Success Stories: For His Freedom

He served in the war fighting for South Vietnam. When he was 25 years old he escaped North Vietnam, spending a week hiding on a boat, bus, and train. During the next 2 years he spent time in prison and later sent to a refugee camp and eventually to the United States. He’s been in Omaha 30 years learning the language and customs on his own.

At 56 he found the Literacy Center through a friend and has been here for a year. He understands the need to communicate – not just for him to understand others but for others to understand what he is saying.

It’s hard work but he knows it’s time to really get his freedom – through education – something nobody can take away from him.

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