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Xuyen has plenty to smile about these days despite being blind in one eye and having one leg paralysed. It has been a long time coming but life is finally sweet!
XUYEN - 60 Years Old with her First Motorbike!

January 12th 2010
Can you imagine learning to ride a motorbike for the first time at 60 years old!? Thanks to funding from the Australian Embassy in Vietnam, Lifestart Foundation has been able to offer Xuyen, and two other Lifestart Foundation recipients, the opportunity to be truly independent for the first time in their life. The grant from the Australian Embassy in Vietnam was for the purchase of 3 Three Wheeled ... read more
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Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
13th December 2011

Using the coaster now!
Hi Xuyen,, my wife Sue wanted to give the coasters to her friend who is very sick...but does not drink wine or tea. I thought I would give them to my brother in law who was only born with one hand. He drins plenty of wine and tea. But no. I have decided to keep them for my think of your friendly smile, you working out with the equipment at the new centre and visit you again. Best wishes David and Sue.

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