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    Whether it be a struggle through racial discrimination, bullying, or simply being under a foul circumstance, most people have felt persecuted, or singled out at some point in their lifetime by nature. Some may choose to roll over and let their torturers win, allow them to break their spirit and prevent them from achieving what they truly want, but in Invictus by William Earnest Henley, the story of the former is told. The story of a man ravaged by tuberculosis, someone who had already lost one…

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    Saigon Petes Case Study

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    another food truck to the existing fleet of three and possibly another route. The changes should result in an increase in revenues as well as profits within a two years. Saigon Pete’s is a chain of food trucks serving banh mi sandwiches and other Vietnamese cuisine in San Francisco, California. The food truck trend started around 2010 primarily with tacos and other Mexican food. Saigon Pete’s came onto the scene with a single food truck a few years later in 2012 and began…

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    States involvement was such a waste of time. My mother elaborated on how the war cost the United States a fortune and how the Vietnamese people didn’t even appreciate it. My parents always hated the war, mainly because my mother’s father and and my father’s brothers were killed by the Viet Cong but they had other reasons. They always had a strong estrangement towards Vietnamese people. I guess that’s where it all started: my hatred for them ungrateful gooks. Galveston Bay, Texas was a small…

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    on July, 2013 who were Vietnamese is approximately more than 1.6 million. America is a nation established by immigrants. Therefore, the immigrants’ culture also contributed into the America culture. Among of the cultures, the Vietnamese immigrants’ culture has known as a Southeastern Asia culture in America. The Vietnamese immigrants’ culture determines the food they choice, where they live, how they dress, how they socialize, and what they believe. Not only the Vietnamese immigrants brought…

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    summer, I experienced a conflict with my couple Caucasian customers at my uncle 's restaurant. My uncle is a chef at his Vietnamese restaurant. He loves to cook, and he has studied to become a good cook. He used to work for a lot of restaurants with different type of menus such as Western, Latino, Chinese, Thai, Indian, and Japanese. Because of loving cooking, especially Vietnamese food; therefore, he opens this restaurant. It is his enthusiasm for having his own restaurant for a long time.…

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    heard that they did not know much about the Vietnam War because it was not that focused upon during history classes. Your name came up in the discussion and I decided that it was time to reach out to you because I believe that my story, and other Vietnamese women’s stories, can help your students and others truly understand what the war was to us. My story…

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    Refugee Dispersion Policy

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    aimed to dispersed and resettle Vietnamese refugees across the states, in hope to avoid financially burdening local social services, prevent the creation of ethnic ghettos, and as a way to force the Vietnamese to quickly assimilate. Basically, it was the deliberate policy of the government to disperse the Vietnamese refugees with the intent to impede the formation of Vietnamese communities. However, contrary to this policy and for survival purposes, the Vietnamese regrouped themselves into…

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    He read the army literature about the war which stated that because of SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organization) it was America’s duty to go help the South Vietnamese people. They felt they were bound by their obligation to stop the spread of Communism to Southeast Asia. This gave my father a sense of duty and the belief that he was doing what his country needed him to do. His experiences taught him to never…

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    inclination to remember things the way he would like them to have been rather than the way they were” (xxi). Caputo stays true to the story throughout the book. He could have very easily not mentioned the parts of the war when Americans mistreated the Vietnamese. He did not do this because he knows that both the good and the bad part of the war…

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    Andrew Lam’s book, Perfume Dreams: Reflection on the Vietnamese Diaspora, is a collection of personal essays that documents Lam’s quest and struggle in finding the right identity as a Vietnamese American. At the age of 11, Lam fled with his family to America, during the ending years of the Vietnam War, as war refugees. This sudden exposure to a new environment, tore Lam’s past perception of who he was , created the identity dilemma that Lam struggled through his lifetime. Throughout the book,…

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