I went home disappointed but one man’s kind action helped us own a four-bedroom house!
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In 1990, my six-person family emigrated and resettled in Canberra. We had to donate our highly valued house (worth an estimated $900,000 AUD now) in Vietnam, in exchange for our passports.
It’s an important Asian tradition to own, says the proverb, “A house to live and a grave to die.” But wait there’s more!
She enticed me to commit a corporate crime.
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I thought that I would see justice served and be commended for my honest, righteous conduct. However I was the one who was punished for my action! But wait there’s more!
These days, I feel like an alien in my workplace.
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Fear was etched on their faces and showed in their voices! Shame kept them in isolation until I connected them with others in the same boat, including myself! They’d been identified as But wait there’s more!