Jolie P. Hoang
A math professor at Niagara College, located in Welland, Ontario, Jolie P. Hoang escaped Vietnam in 1983, two years before her father and youngest sister perished in their attempt to escape to freedom. Their deaths affected her deeply, and she only managed to find inner peace upon the completion of this book, which came very much from the heart. She hopes that the next generations of her family will be inspired by his sacrifice, and with this volume, learn more about their roots. Jolie lives with her daughters in Fonthill, Ontario.