Transition: A Journey in Laos
by Sanva Saephan
The year was 1994. Somewhere in Bokeo, a tiny province in Laos, a seven-year old Sanva and his family were about to start building their new lives after being stateless for years. When the opportunity came for Sanva to continue his education in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, he found himself faced with one of his most difficult decisions yet: to obey his father and stay on in Bokeo or defy him.