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New York Times' Nick Kristof Visits Phung in Vietnam

May 23, 2014

Girls' Education Vietnam

This past week Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Nick Kristof shared the story of Phung, a remarkable young woman from Vietnam supported by Room to Read, in his column for The New York Times. In 2011, Kristof visited our work in Vietnam and met Phung for the first time (Read his first story about Phung here). Moved by her determination to receive an education and succeed against the odds, he recently returned to see how Phung is faring at school and at home. (Read his most recent column about Phung here)

Learn More About Our Work In Vietnam and our Girls' Education Program.