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Vietnamese Refugees Reach Out to Syrians Fleeing by Boat

When Jonathan Huynh heard the haunting story of two young Syrian boys and their mother fleeing their country and drowning when their small rubber boat capsized on its way to Greece, he saw himself. The 37-year-old California chiropractor was a toddler when his family took to the seas to flee communist Vietnam. They survived and wound up at a Malaysian refugee camp. “I just felt like history is repeating itself,” said Huynh, who along with other Vietnamese Americans is helping organize...

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