Vietnamese Refugee Becomes Billionaire Philanthropist in U.S.
Vietnamese refugee Kieu Hoang’s experience after arriving in the U.S. is similar to many immigrants in this country. To support his family, he worked several jobs, including delivering newspapers and working at a lab making $1.25 an hour. He worked his way up, eventually owning his own blood plasma company that expanded to China, making him a billionaire. Hoang made headlines this year for the help he gave during the floods across the U.S. VOA’s Elizabeth Lee reports from San Jose, California.