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Sesh Bala was the president of Daya from 2016-2017, an organization based in Houston, Texas focused on helping South Asian women, children, and families who are victims of domestic abuse. He had previously been interviewed by HAAA about his life…
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Marguerite Gee Royse was born in 1944 in Houston, Texas as the youngest in a family of 12 children. As one of the early Chinese families in Houston, her father opened up multiple grocery stores in Houston, serving mainly the Black population during…
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Mrs. Vibhuti Shah was born in Bombay, India in 1945. In India she received her Masters in Microbiology and Biochemistry, and after coming to America in 1970 she started using her medical technology degree to work in a lab. After moving around…
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To investigate the history of Chinese Baptist Church, we sought to interview Viola Chan, known to have knowledge of CBC’s early years, and Pastor Daniel Ho, the senior pastor at CBC. They provided historical background to the church, and insights…
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Dolly Brenneman was born with the name Nguyen-Son Le-Hang in Bien Hoa, Vietnam in 1952. She spent her childhood in Vietnam and Paris where she attended American schools. She first came to the United States for college in Buffalo, New York. After…
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Pastor Daniel Ho is the Senior Pastor at Chinese Baptist Church (CBC). To add to the Chinese Baptist Church research project, Pastor Dan was interviewed on his life story, from being born in Hong Kong to moving to New York City, and finally moving to…
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Faye Chin was one of the first members of the Sunday School at Chinese Baptist Church, which started as a mission of First Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. She grew up in the church, which was composed of key members that stayed at the church from…
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Tha Aung was born in Thailand to a Burmese father and Karen mother, and grew up in a small village in Burma. At around age 14, his mother took him, his brother, and his sister to the Mae La refugee camp in Thailand to escape from the Burmese civil…
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Tairong Zheng (郑泰榕) was born in Nanjing in 1974 to schoolteacher parents, and grew up in China under the effects of the end of Mao’s Cultural Revolution. She met her Chinese-American husband at 25 and followed him back to Houston, where she…
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Mr. Atul Kothari left India for New York in 1974 and finally ended up in Houston in 1976 where he has lived ever since. He holds an MBA as well as a B. Tech. and MS in Chemical Engineering. He has owned his own public accounting firm since 1984 that…
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