Content: Vietnam

Finding the Way Back – A mission to give back to orphans and underprivileged

Vietnamese Adoptee Jason Kayser continues his journey and shares through this amazing blog. Thankyou Jason.   Vietnam Reflections – March 2017 What’s there to say after a trip like this? There are so many stories, sites, sounds, smells and experiences I could not write down.  So many “Divine Appointments” and “GRT (God Right There)” moments […]

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Print Email Facebook Twitter More Vietnam’s Operation Babylift adoptee uses DNA testing to find close relative

ABC AM – By South-East Asia correspondent Samantha Hawley Updated 21 Sep 2016, 12:24am After landing at Ho Chi Minh City airport, Adelaide woman Chantal Doecke asks herself in a whisper: “Where are you mum?” The 41-year-old is on an emotional journey to find a family she has never met and to connect with a […]

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DNA’s new ‘miracle’: How adoptees are using online registries to find their blood relatives

The Washington Post – By Tara Bahrampour October 12, 2016 Last year, Bob Nore, a Vietnam War veteran in Huntsville, Ala., was working on a family tree and wanted to trace his ancestors’ history and origins. So he sent a vial of saliva and $89 to a DNA registry for analysis. The results showed British […]

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Vietnam Visa Exemption possible for Adoptees

5 year visa exemption For husbands/wives and children of Vietnamese citizens or overseas Vietnamese, you are probably granted certificate of visa exemption valid for 5 years if submitting the documents listed below at the local embassy: ·     A completed copy of application form for visa exemption ·     02 recent passport photos (taken in color, white background,  face […]

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A Place to Call Home

True North – Series 6: 2. A Place to Call Home BBC Documentary 2016 In 1975 Vance McElhinney was pulled from war-torn Vietnam and transplanted to Northern Ireland. Forty years on he returns east for the first time, but where will he find a place to call home?   Click here to watch.

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