Thong Tran

We left Vietnam in the late 1980s maybe 1986 or 1987

I don’t remember when we left Vietnam exactly, but seems to be from 1984 to 1986, since I remember we got the USA in San Jose back in 1987 then encountered the big California Earthquake back in 1989.

My father and I and 11 other relatives left Vietnam on a rainy cold night about 10PM to a small family fishing boat, battling the bad weather for 13 days nights. We got rescued by an oil rig ship brought us to Malaysia refugee camp.