That is all Hieu Van Le had when arriving in South Australia as a boat person in 1977. Yes a boat person, who some 37 years later will be sworn in (in September) as our next Governor.
I have had the privilege on a handful of brief encounters to know our Governor to be and he is an ideal choice for this vice regal position. I wish him well.
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And if you ever get a chance to hear his storey go for it. It is an inspiring storey of challenge and survival, a storey of facing defeat and experiencing victory.