“Andy says that his father’s ‘American dream lives on in me. It gives me the resolve to overcome the assaults, intimidation, and death threats to continue my work.’”


After the American defeat in Vietnam in 1975, the communists confiscated the homes, businesses, property, and savings of those south Vietnamese supposed to be “counterrevolutionaries.” Hundreds of thousands of these men, women, and children were forced into what were called “reeducation” camps. Many risked their lives and fled, including Binh and Mai Ngo, who made it to America. Their son became an American hero.


  • Narrator: Chris Flannery
  • Audio Producer: Derek Wood
  • Music Supervisor: Blake Huxell
  • Music Arranger: Ian Berry
  • Mixing Engineer: Jacob Meyer
  • Photo of Ngo: Gage Skidmore