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[4 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]
“Fourth World” Artist Asks: What Are You Doing for Peace?

Huong
Vietnam/USA
As a refugee, I belong to the fourth world, the people who have no country. I was born in Vietnam in 1950, at the beginning of the Vietnam War. I became a refugee for the first time at age four, moving from North Vietnam to South Vietnam when the country was divided. I went to school, I had a home, I had a job and a family, but when the war came I became nothing.
In 1975 I fled clutching my baby and wearing one shoe. We jumped into anything that …