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A Young Boy's Escape to America

General Jackson Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 10:55 AM
Best Idea i've heard for a long time.

Jim Diep escaped from Vietnam when he was 11 years old. One of his brothers gave him this guidance: “If they ask you where you want to go, tell them America.”

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From Townhall Magazine's April feature, "Escape to America," by Kathy Jessup:

Heavy nets infused with the stench of salt and fish concealed the 11-year-old boy hidden in the bottom of a rowboat as it pushed silently away from the dark South Vietnamese shore.

Jim Diep’s older brothers...