Miki Nguyen was 6 when his dad, a pilot in the South Vietnamese military, landed a Chinook helicopter in downtown Saigon and told his family to hop on. He then ferried them out to USS Kirk, a US Navy frigate that was operating offshore.
For 30 years, a variety show has helped Vietnamese expatriates remember the past and pass down their culture and anti-communist politics. Part comedy and part musical extravaganza, the show has become a family tradition for many Vietnamese around the world.
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