Victoria Poon, Swimmer

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Born in Hong Kong in 1984, Victoria Poon started swimming as a child. She continued to swim after she immigrated in Canada with her family. Now she is the Canadian 50M women freestyle record holder. Victoria Poon participated in the … Continued

Phan Thi Kim Phuc

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Kim Phuc is best known as “the girl in the picture”, the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo taken by Nick Ut in 1972 at the height of the Vietnam War. She was 9 years old then, napalm bombs were accidentally dropped on … Continued

Kim Thuy, Novelist

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Marc Montgomery, host of the RCI show The Link, talks to Kim Thuy about her award-winning first book called “Ru”. In the semi-autobiographical Ru, we follow the author from a privileged family in Hanoi, to the terrors of fleeing the … Continued

Joy Kogawa, Poet and Novelist

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Born in Vancouver in 1935, Joy Kogawa and her family were forcibly sent to internment camps along with 22,000 other Japanese-Canadians during WWII.