Tan Le was a 4 year old girl when she migrated from Vietnam to Australia wit her sister mother and grandmother because her grandfather was killed by north communists.
some where safe
where are we going?
Tan Les mum carried a bottle of poison because if they are captured they can drink the poison so they do not get torcherd raped or killed painfully. pirates came 6 times to the boat but they were distracted and fooled by it being a boat disguised as a fishing vessel.
it is a bottle of poison incase we are caught by pirates
what is that bottle for mummy
Tan le and her family were stuck on the boat for 6 hours and could not move because the engine broke down this was a hard struggle to get through they were nervous that they will be there for ever.
I think the engine broke down we will be stuck here for a while or forever
Mum what happend to the engine?
we are finally here
it took five days and five nights to finally land in foots cray Melbourne after there terrifyng and event full journey.
tan le and her sister had to were skirts down to there ankles to last until high school
Tan Le and her whole family had to sleep in the same bed for years.