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1

when did the speech take place

sat, july 24, 2010

2

who was the speaker

quang nguyen

3

what does quang remember from early childhood

tet offensive from 1968

4

how old was quang during the tet offensive

6

5

how long did it take quang to acquire u.s. citizenship

8 years

6

how old was quang when he left south vietnam

13

7

why did he leave vietnam

political asylum

8

who did quang leave behind

his family, not knowing if he would see them again

9

did quang meet his family again

yes, reunited with family in california 5 months later

10

when did quang get citizenship

1982

11

how did he describe his citizenship experience

most patriotic feeling ever

12

when he was 21, how was his life

nice job, nice apartment, southern california

13

when did quang have a life changing experience

when he met a vietnam vet at a gas station

14

after he met the vet, what did he decide to do

be a good citizen and give back

15

what does he call america

an ideal/ concept

16

how does he recommend being a faithful citizen

learning english/ reading constitution

17

what was quang apart of (immigration wise)

first 100,00 Vietnamese allowed to come to the U.S.

18

what does he say is the difference between socialsm and communism

ak-47 aimed at your head