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Freedom isn't Free

A Boat People Story

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Freedom isn't Free

A Boat People Story

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Kindred Press
Language
English
Pages
203

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When the tragedy of the thousands of southeast Asians fleeing Vietnam by boat burst upon the consciousness of the world in the late 1970s, the Canadian government organized a private sponsorship program. Churches and small groups of individuals across the country undertook full responsibility for one year for the well-being of the refugees that they agreed to sponsor. This is the story of one such refugee, Phu Sam, as told to Evelyn Friesen, one of the daughters of the Friesen family that took part in helping to resettle Vietnamese refugees in Canada.

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Freedom isn't Free: A Boat People Story
1985, Kindred Press
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Winnipeg, Canada

Table of Contents

1. I passed 1
2. The war is over 11
3. I'm going to quit running 23
4. I feel so much hatred 31
5. Maybe I'm the one who is wrong 37
6. I have someone to live for 45
7. What about escaping 55
8. If we can only get to sea 65
9. It's time to say good-bye 75
10. Tomorrow will bring us freedom 87
11. Where shall we go? 99
12. Welcome to Canada 113
13. Now you have five more children 119
14. I'm back in school 129
15. Their God must have told them to sponsor us 139
16. We want to thank you 149
17. I have a confession to make 153
18. We're becoming independent 163
19. Thank you God, for bringing my wife 169
20. It's wonderful to be free 177

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Copyright Date
1985

Contributors

As told to
Evelyn Friesen
Author
Phu Sam

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Format
Paperback
Pagination
xiii, 184p
Number of pages
203
Dimensions
8 x 5 x 0.5 inches

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Open Library
OL27309787M
Internet Archive
freedomisntfreeaboatpeoplestoryocr
ISBN 10
0919797474
OCLC/WorldCat
14109604

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