Category Archives: Orphanages

The Right Time for a Reunion

Written on April 15, 2010 By Tricia Houston During our two week reunion, there were too many signs that this was the right time for our gathering of the first generation Vietnamese adoptees fro......

Good Night Saigon

April 15, 2010 Tricia Houston It is my last night in Saigon and I feel a sense of peace within myself. I have found more than I thought I would during my first visit to my homeland. Of course, ......

Go Vap Orphanage

Written about Monday, April 12, 2010 Tricia Houston Last year I asked Kim if I could teach a lesson at the orphanage that she volunteers at and was once a home for her. This has been in the pl......

An Evening with a Vietnamese Family

April 7, 2010 Tricia Houston Tonight was a special evening. Four weeks ago I met a woman, Tho, who worked at the World Vision Baby Home in Gia Dinh District. She gave me a book to give to her s......

An Orphan Named Nhu

Written about April 5, 2010 Tricia Houston In the morning I met my dear friend, Kim, to travel to our destination. Our purpose for the morning was to participate in a VAN GO Conference at the ......

An Adopted Vietnamese Story by Safi Thi-Kim Dub

INTRODUCTION The Vietnam War 1965 – 1975. A ten year war fought between the North, (Communists) and the South, (aided by USA and Allies). One of the aftermaths of that War, were the thousands ......

I’m Leaving On A Jet Plane, Returning To Vietnam Again.

I am so excited as I am leaving today, to return to my old orphanage & volunteer again. I must admit, it has been exhausting trying to arrange collections & packing up all the toys for......