Life gives you challenges, says Van Tran, above, but it also gives you opportunities. “And love and support.” Her family fled Vietnam before the fall of Saigon, but they were welcomed to the United States, were able to go to school and college and get good jobs. In spite of having polio, she, too, has been equally successful.
Life gives you challenges, says Van Tran, above, but it also gives you opportunities. “And love and support.” Her family fled Vietnam before the fall of Saigon, but they were welcomed to the United States, were able to go to school and college and get good jobs. In spite of having polio, she, too, has been equally successful. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
Life gives you challenges, says Van Tran, above, but it also gives you opportunities. “And love and support.” Her family fled Vietnam before the fall of Saigon, but they were welcomed to the United States, were able to go to school and college and get good jobs. In spite of having polio, she, too, has been equally successful. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com

Boise woman determined and grateful

November 01, 2015 11:18 AM

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