ORLANDO, Fla. – As we celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, News 6 wanted to take a closer look at this growing population and why they chose to make Central Florida home.
Cecilia Nguyen’s family immigrated to Orlando almost 50 years ago with a dream. “Over here, it’s the land of freedom,” Nguyen said. [AAPI HERITAGE MONTH: Chef building a collective in Orlando’s food scene | Celebrating Central Florida’s Asian American community] Nguyen said her family’s story is one of many.
Her father was the first to flee their home country of Vietnam looking for hope of a new life. “During the war, my father came over here in 1975.Read more on clickorlando.com