Growing up in a different place with different people meant. As an adult, Heidi returns to Vietnam to reconnect with her mother and other family members which started off well but spiraled downward as she experienced great culture shock. There is a lot that I took away from viewing this documentary. The first thing that shocked me was the sheer number of mixed children due to prostitution and the American military force. It was both a shock, yet also quite interesting to see mixed vietnamese children with White or African-American fathers. This made me reflect deeply on a discussion I had with my great aunt once.
Growing up in a different place with different people meant. Where we are positioned - by our background and our society — influences how and what we see, and, most important, what it means. Heidi is an apparent example of this concept. Heidi was born and raised in Vietnam for six. Additionally, discuss how each of the 4 barriers relates to your own life experiences.
Separated at the end of the Vietnam war, an "Americanized" woman and her Vietnamese mother are reunited after 22 years. In , as the Vietnam War was ending, thousands of orphans and Amerasian children were brought to the United States as part of "Operation Babylift. Heidi, now living in Tennessee - a married woman with kids - had always dreamt of a joyful reunion.
However, Heidi may be one of the most intolerant and ignorant people in the world, as she found a way to mistreat her own minority. And when I got here it was like I was the parent, and the parent was the child. She wants to be with me 24 hours a day, and I'm feeling a little smothered. Mistrust among the neighbors aroused and everyone doubted each other for being a communist. In Fahrenheit , having the closest person to report was ironical as well as dramatic.