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Home The IFP Community Comment by Mr. Vice Ambassador Nguyen Vu Tung on Bach Viet

Comment by Mr. Vice Ambassador Nguyen Vu Tung on Bach Viet

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I am saddened by the news that Bach Viet is no longer with us, with the Vietnam and greater IFP families. Viet is outstanding among the IFP fellows in many aspects. He was, I think, the fellow that had hardest tried to overcome the obstacles to be recognized as most qualified for the IFP program, to be successful in the program at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, and to play a leading role in the disability rights movement in Vietnam.

I strongly believe that his legacy lives on, not only in our hearts, but also in our common cause for social justice, especially for the ones in disadvantaged communities. And last but not least, he offered us an example of seeing life through an optimist worldview with a great sense of humour. He did SEE things through!

Thank you chi Minh for the opportunity to share my thoughts with you and our IFP family. Best,

Nguyen Vu Tung

A member of IFP Adviser Committee, Vietnam Vice-ambassador to Washington DC, U.S.A

(Thành Viên Hội Đồng Cố Vấn và Xet Tuyển IFP Viêt Nam, hiên nay là Phó Đại Sứ nước Việt Nam tại Washington DC, Hoa Kỳ)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 January 2011 21:11  

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