First Advisor

Megan Sobel

Second Advisor

Daryl Palmer


Regis College

Degree Name


Document Type

Thesis - Open Access


The story based on a first-hand account of a woman who was enslaved when she was 9 years old. The story starts in Vietnam during the Vietnam War which was the event that led her to be trapped as a slave for 20 years. The story then continues to the United States when she, and the family she lived with could move away from the war. They lived in Phoenix, Arizona in an all Caucasian neighborhood.

Date of Award

Spring 2018

Location (Creation)

Colorado (state); Denver (county); Denver (inhabited place)

Rights Statement

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