Being A Refugee Research Paper

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It’s a privilege to be your student. You word “refugee” struck my heart, because I am not just a simple refugee like millions of others. I was among the Boatpeople survived, about half of a million escapees vanished in the high sea of the Pacific Oceans during the exodus (1975-1985).

Before being a refugee, I was imprisoned in the communist gulag, tortured mercilessly. And before that, I had witnessed the horror of the Vietnam War (1965-75), where four million Vietnamese died, my loving father was one of those.

Like many members of our class, I have worked and served my community for more than forty years, since 1974; I was then also a teacher.

For others, education is power or opportunity; but to me, it’s a liberation which liberated me
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