WETA Digital Extras

Finding My Mother, Finding Myself: Kim and Huong O'Connell

Special | 4m 12s

Local writer Kim O'Connell discusses her unique family history as the daughter of an American serviceman father and a Vietnamese mother. After coming to the United States in the 1970s, Kim's mother, Huong, was intent on becoming Americanized and raising her children as Americans. As an adult, Kim has felt a pull to connect with her Vietnamese heritage, but that connection has been elusive.

Aired: 09/18/17

Rating: NR

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WETA Digital Extras is a local public television program presented by WETA.