People Project

John Doan's Story

John Doan's Story

Jerun Terlaak - Thursday, June 07, 2018


John Doan has been making a difference as a language professional for 
27 years.

This is his story.

My name is John Doan and I was born in Vietnam.

The story of how I became an interpreter began in Galang Refugee Camp in Indonesia where I had arrived as a boat person a few days earlier. I saw a refugee boy dragged out of his barrack in...

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