Thursday, August 18, 2011

Agent Orange Vietnam: Extraordinary will of an “AO teacher”

Teacher Nguyen Ngoc Phuong is the symbol of will, braveness and extraordinary vitality in the central province of Quang Nam, the fire land during the Vietnam War.

Admiring the disabled boy who was very eager for studies, many people helped him. Phuong learned gas pumping and repairing watches. After a short period of time, he became a skilled worker. He returned home and began to earn his living with that job.

In early 2006, Phuong’s motorbike and electric repair workshop opened in Hoa Khanh district, Da Nang city. Working hard, with high skills, his workshop has attracted many customers. The story about him spread in the city as a fairy tale in the real life.

In 2008, a center for AO and disadvantaged children in Da Nang invited Phuong to teach children in the centre his trade. He became the first AO teacher at this centre.

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