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Tuesday, 12 June 2012 05:09

Happiness

Papa Thong visiting the OBV children in Vietnam

 

“Papa will be the wings that take me to far places…. Papa will be the leaf that protect you for the rest of my life”

 

Perhaps you are already on the plane flying back home; we started to sing the song because we miss you so much; our eyes are stinging from the tears. What destiny has allowed us to meet you? Maybe there is some good fortune in unfortunate things. We know we are truly blessed to have you in our lives; to care for us as your own and to build a bridge to happiness for us.

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The 2nd of February is another day that our “father” and all of his volunteers came to re-visited us, the children of OBV, for the last time before returning back to the United States. Most of us was at school and only some of us are home. Thus, in the afternoon, we all finally made it home one after another and gathered inside our little house filled with love and laughter in the atmosphere.

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Wednesday, 08 February 2012 18:10

Thoughts after New Year

“Try to the best of your ability, the results is up to God…”

I cannot recall since when I had memorized this saying “right eye twitches means bad things, and when the left eye twitches it means good luck.” Although I am not superstitious but after several occasions; I started to notice. Once the first three days of the New Year passed, I started to prepare for the arrival of the children, suddenly, my right eye twitched continuously. I wonder what could happen this time.
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Wednesday, 28 December 2011 06:23

Story of a "special class"

"Special class"

 

Every Saturday, I have the chance to visit OBV house to share with OBV children some practical life lessons and survival skills. Each week, each lesson leaves me with a different impression and through that I am able to understand them and love them more. One of the lessons that was quite memorable was about “the value of cooperation”.

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Saturday, 15 October 2011 22:01

The ponderous things

 

Every time I receive a phone call from my “colleagues”, these two lines are always the conversation starter, “how are you?” and “how are the kids?” As usual I always respond quickly with “I’m good, after 60 years and still running great”. But the response to the second question, I never seem to have a good answer; because it has never been smooth. That is the thing that I ponder the most.

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Friday, 09 September 2011 02:22

Unexpected call

 

‘Be’ has been in school a little more than an hour and I received an expected call from her teacher.

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Thursday, 25 August 2011 00:00

The thrill of a new school year

Bustling and busying! That is the atmosphere of the OBV house in preparation for a new school year.

Before entering the new school year, the first thing that the OBV pays attention to the most is stabilizing all of the children’s health. Uncle K., Aunt N along with Aunt L. took all of the kids to get full examinations carefully. It took two full days from morning to afternoon to finish; everyone has to eat lunch from street vendors while waiting for the exam results. The results showed that: a couple of the children are okay, one of the child’s mental health isn’t stable along with reduced vision. Another child suffers gynecological issues. There are also two children who have to take medicines constantly, so now after each meal, besides the desserts is the display of the medications in different forms and colors.

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Thursday, 18 August 2011 09:01

Tay Ninh's Delicatessen

The past couple of days were filled with holiday celebrations, from Christmas to New Year. These are special days therefore the food dishes were also more special. According to their liking, I bought from whole chicken to whole ducks, even extra wings and drumsticks. So much of that stuff that the children said: “we’re sick of this food; we just want to eat fish sauce with pickled cucumber.” Of course, I pleased them.

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Summer is not a time to put more effort in learning nor is it a time to play freely all day. It is a time where both a married harmoniously to promote all aspect of physical activities and knowledge. 

This year summer program offers jewelry making class. 

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Monday, 08 August 2011 00:00

A Peace Christmas!

The results after an hour effort from everyone.

Another holiday season has came upon the OBV home, this is the first Christmas since the house reopened. Along with that was many new interesting “first”.

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