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From Vietnamese refugee to Denverite

Aronheim’s life has been one of many journeys, and destinations, most of which — sometimes against staggering odds — she has reached. A Denverite for more than 20 years — and a wife, mother and professional woman — she tells the story of these journeys in her recently published memoir, Soles of a Survivor, a moving, often riveting account of physical and emotional survival — and of spiritual evolution. The first part of the book is the powerful story of a girl born in Vietnam in the years following the communist takeover of that nation in 1975. After her once-prominent physician father, who offered aid to Americans during the Vietnam War, was imprisoned by the new government, Aronheim’s family was plunged into deep poverty and […]
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