The Happiest Refugee

The Happiest Refugee

Anh Do

The bestselling, laugh-out-loud, achieve to your hanky tale of 1 of Australia's best-loved comedians.

Anh Do approximately didn't make it to Australia. His whole relatives got here just about wasting their lives at the sea as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. yet not anything - now not murderous pirates, nor the approaching probability of demise through starvation, sickness or dehydration as they drifted for days - may perhaps quench their wish to make a greater existence in a rustic the place freedom existed.

Life in Australia was once tough, an never-ending succession of back-breaking paintings, crowded rooms, ruthless landlords and make-do every thing. yet there has been a loving , and continuously neighbors and play and whatever to snort approximately for Anh, his brother Khoa and their sister Tram. issues received tougher whilst their father left domestic while Anh was once 13 - they felt his loss very deeply and their mom struggled to help the family members on her own.

His mother's sacrifice was once an idea to Anh and he labored challenging in the course of his teenage years to assist her make ends meet, additionally coping with to graduate highschool after which college. one other idea used to be the comic Anh met while he was once approximately to join up for a 60-hour per week company task. Anh requested what percentage hours he labored. 'Four,' the reply got here again, and that was once it. He was once going to be a comedian!

The Happiest Refugee tells the excellent, uplifting and encouraging existence tale of 1 of our favorite personalities. Tragedy, humour, heartache and loyal choice - a massive lifestyles with colossal desires. Anh's tale will circulate and amuse all who learn it.

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