Ngoc and her mother, Nhu Y Nguyen, in Vietnam, 1973.
Ngoc's mother, her grandparents, and her aunts at their residence in Nha Trang, 1974.
Ngoc in Vietnam, 2 years old, 1974.
Ngoc and her parents at the airport the day her father left for Duke, 1973
Nguyen family with Peter Stilley at the Saigon aiport, Peter later assisted in their emmigration
1975 green card photo
Ngoc and her sister at Duke Gardens.
Ngoc and her sister playing outside their Durham apartment
Ngoc's first grade portrait, dressed in clothes her mother sewed.
In hand-sewn jumpsuits, Woodlea Lakes apartments, Greensboro, 1977
Grandparents Can Thi Tran and Vu Huu Nguyen in Nha Trang, 1975
Ngoc's first piano, age five, 1977