Vietnamese children of U.S. soldiers lobby for citizenship

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Photo: Huy Duc Nguyen, right, of Dallas hugs a friend at the Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C., where he and other Amerasians a ' children of Vietnamese women and American soldiers a ' lobbied ...
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David

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#21
May 11, 2010
 
I was adopted from U.S salior born.
With much better options.
To walk even just down a street with nobody taking notice would be very novel.
I take great heart and cromradery in any of my fellow beings that share my plight.
Christi

Mount Morris, MI

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Jul 23, 2010
 
My father was in Vietnam 1971-1972 and father a child. He said it was a son. My fathers name was Kelly Ray Barker. My father is now deased but always wanted to find the child. He once told us that the mother of the child came to the states looking for him and called my uncles house but never spoke to my father. We would love to meet them someday.
Anne

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Aug 16, 2010
 
When I read all these, it makes me hate the USA because american historians they loved to write about south america mixed races, american historians they always write about how the spaniards used to mix with the indian people during the time of the conquest, when in actual fact the mixing was very minimal and only during the conquest time not afterward when europeans they settle as colonizers..but ''white'' americans that always BRAGGED that they are ''so white'' they have been mixing with japanese, chinese, philipinos, africans, native indians, mexican indians you name it ! and they still bragging that they are SOOO WHITE !! face the reality..every time americans embark in a new war there comes the mixing..
Sara

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Apr 7, 2011
 
I am the daughter of an american GI (Dwight Allen Moore) that may have fathered a child born to a Vietnamese woman. I am unsure of weather the child was born in Vietnam or in the US. We believe she may be living in Texas. We have a name, but for all we know that name is incorrect. Is there anyone that could help me figure this out? While this young woman could not provide information about my father, I would like her to know that she has two half sisters that would love to meet her and include her in our family.
Thuy

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Jul 27, 2011
 
I am a daughter of a white civilian helicopter engineer working for Lear Siegler during 67 - 69 in Chu Lai Vietnam. I was born in a clinic near the church of father Phuc in Chu Lai in 1968, my mother's first name was Lan. He was near sighted, always wore glasses, tall and slim at the time. He was there visitting me as a baby when I was born. He then got in trouble for stealing some supplies and moved to somewhere else, believe it's Sai Gon. My mother gave me away. I am doing really well now in the US, would love to find him so that my two children can meet him and hear his story. His name was Joe or Billy. Jimmy was his Vietnamese friend at the time who tole me about him. Not sure what he named me at the time I was born but my adopted parents named me Thuy since. E-mail me please if you have any information on him or if you are him ... letdthuy@gmail.com
Brian Hjort

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Dec 24, 2011
 
Hi
Please contact me or go on my homepage: www.fatherfounded.org I might be able to help
Ken wrote:
Due to my injuries I was transport out of Vietnam 95% paralazied in June 1971.
I left behind The mother of my child being 8 months Pregnant. And I have never see or hear from my son/daughterand and my girl friend since that fateful day.
The sad thing is that I am not able to spell her name. However, it sound something like Su-lin She was also called short round.She lived in Bon-Sun
I mourn daily because of this one thing.
IF YOU KNOW OF HOW I COULD BETTER SEARCH FOR THEM PLEASE TELL ME.
Brian Hjort

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Dec 24, 2011
 
Hi

Please email me at : brihj@hotmail.com or go on my homepage: www.fatherfounded.org I helps amerasians
Sincerely
Brian
luc pham wrote:
iam amerasain and i am currently looking for my father seen iam been U,S,1993 but till not locating him,his name is. JAMES OLIVER COLEMAN, I till got his picture with me and i know befor 1975 he leaving' park, NEVADA,enybody can help me pleses ,I WAS born in, saigon,1971,and wite amersain,now currently,in GARLAND,TEXAS, 75042,
Brian Hjort

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Dec 24, 2011
 
Hi

Please look on my homepage: www.fatherfounded.org I helps amerasian to look for their fathers
Christi wrote:
My father was in Vietnam 1971-1972 and father a child. He said it was a son. My fathers name was Kelly Ray Barker. My father is now deased but always wanted to find the child. He once told us that the mother of the child came to the states looking for him and called my uncles house but never spoke to my father. We would love to meet them someday.
Brian Hjort

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Dec 24, 2011
 
Amerasian sibling

Please look at my homepage: www.fatherfounded.org I helps amerasians to look for their fathers
Sara wrote:
I am the daughter of an american GI (Dwight Allen Moore) that may have fathered a child born to a Vietnamese woman. I am unsure of weather the child was born in Vietnam or in the US. We believe she may be living in Texas. We have a name, but for all we know that name is incorrect. Is there anyone that could help me figure this out? While this young woman could not provide information about my father, I would like her to know that she has two half sisters that would love to meet her and include her in our family.
Boiner

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#31
Dec 24, 2011
 
Bring in some nice Fresh "Communists" young and willing. Already loaded with preprogramed agenda.

Maybe he could be president also.

The Denocrats did it again. They raised one in another Country and now they (the Democrats) are making move to insert more communists into America.
Regina McKlveen

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Dec 26, 2011
 
My father's name is Paul Jeffrey McKlveen and was in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Our family is from Friendsville, TN and I found out several years ago that he fathered a child who would now be around 42-43 years old now. I have always been curious about my brother and just tryimg to figure out where to go from here. I have not even decided to confront my dad about this yet, don't really know how. Anyway, if somehow, someway, someone knows anything, please contact me.
ginacollins55@yahoo.com
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Regina McKlveen
Liberty is Freedom

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Dec 27, 2011
 
Regina McKlveen wrote:
My father's name is Paul Jeffrey McKlveen and was in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Our family is from Friendsville, TN and I found out several years ago that he fathered a child who would now be around 42-43 years old now. I have always been curious about my brother and just tryimg to figure out where to go from here. I have not even decided to confront my dad about this yet, don't really know how. Anyway, if somehow, someway, someone knows anything, please contact me.
ginacollins55@yahoo.com
Hopeful,
Regina McKlveen
Use your brain "COMRAD"
mike

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#35
Dec 27, 2011
 
These children were fathered then abandoned.They were treated as pariahs by other VIETANESE in their own country and a lot of them went through hell getting here.Some of them found their fathers and some are still looking.Some consideration should be made to consider citzenship for them.I for one think that since we pledged to help SOUTH VIETNAM which was broken by mealymouthed politicans who did their best to keep refugees out during the 70s seeing on TV those VIETNAMESE fleeing in the last terrible days flying choppers to CARRIERS then shoving those birds to make room for more we have a moral obligation to those who fought alongside us.Those children didnt ask to be born and saying their at fault is stupid.Anyone who fought in NAM know what im talking about as my father served twice there in the USAF[he volunteered]You people who oppose this just arent looking at this rationally as arent we the land of the free.

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