Having left Vietnam as an infant and war orphan 40 years ago, writer Nicole Wick returned for the first time last month to reconnect with her homeland.
While there, her family also had the opportunity to visit their World Vision family and meet their sponsored children!
Read about the family Nicole rediscovered in Vietnam.
I hadn’t been to Vietnam for 40 years. That spring, Americans were pulling out of the war-torn country without looking back. While my generation grew up learning about Vietnam from PBS documentaries, musty textbooks, and the glossy pages of LIFE magazine, I saw it through my mind’s eye, an imagined jungle of humidity that I couldn’t possibly remember but at the same time could never forget.