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Vietnamese refugee child
Identifier: e_ea_0476
Title: Vietnamese refugee child
Description: Photograph included in the Associated Press feature "World’s Homeless" by AP special correspondents Eddie Adams and Peter Arnett. The AP caption reads: "Looking For A Family - This orphan on the island of Bidong off Malaysia is waiting to be adopted by a family in another country. Rev. Nguyen Xuan Bao, of the Christian Reformed Church, holds classes for the several hundred orphans. ’Their mothers told them to go down to the beach and play. You might get a trip to America,’ he said. They hitched rides on the first available boat and ended up at Bidong alone."
City: Pulau Bidong
Country: Malaysia
Date: 1979
Creator: Adams, Eddie
Source: Adams (Eddie) Photographic Archive
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights: Estate of Eddie Adams
Box: 2010-300/35
Folder: Cambodia 1979
Format: Photographic print
Size: 11 in X 14 in
Subject: Childhood and youth