Hoàng Chi Truong, at her desk where she wrote her book “TigerFish: A Memoir of a South Vietnamese Colonel's Daughter.” When the Vietnam War came back to life in the documentary showing on PBS, Truong, who lived it, said she came away healed. “I’m still angry, but not bitter – it surprised me that I wasn’t emotionally broken,” said Truong.
Hoàng Chi Truong, at her desk where she wrote her book “TigerFish: A Memoir of a South Vietnamese Colonel's Daughter.” When the Vietnam War came back to life in the documentary showing on PBS, Truong, who lived it, said she came away healed. “I’m still angry, but not bitter – it surprised me that I wasn’t emotionally broken,” said Truong. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com
Hoàng Chi Truong, at her desk where she wrote her book “TigerFish: A Memoir of a South Vietnamese Colonel's Daughter.” When the Vietnam War came back to life in the documentary showing on PBS, Truong, who lived it, said she came away healed. “I’m still angry, but not bitter – it surprised me that I wasn’t emotionally broken,” said Truong. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com

‘Vietnam’ documentary opens old wounds, offers new lessons for author with Fresno roots

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