HOF042: LE Tien Dung
LÊ, Tien-Dung left Vietnam at the age of 14 years with his parents and his two siblings, 3 days before the fall of Saigon. At the time, his father was able to get the seats through his contacts. The family flew to Wake Island in Micronesia and stayed for a month.
They then landed in Guam, May 20, 1975 where they met with Canadian Immigration officials. The family’s request for asylum was approved and they arrived in Montreal on May 23, 1975, where his mother pursued French language training and he and his brother took French course offered by Quebec government. His parents opened a convenience store to support the family. Dung participated in a radio tribune and wrote several articles about his migration to Canada, one of them been published in LaPresse+.