American Experience
Daughter From Danang: The Last Orphan

May 5, 1975

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[Panel 1]
Nurse: You're a very lucky lady, you know that dear?..
Kim: {thinking} Yeah, yeah

[Panel 2]
Nurse: You're the last orphan baby out of Vietnam--an important symbol of hope for the free world!
Kim: {thinking} Yeah, yeah

[Panel 3]
Nurse: you've got a whole new life ahead of you--a new family, a new home, and probably even a new name like..like..Abigail!
Kim: {thinking} "ABIGAIL"?

[Panel 4]
Nurse: Yes, you're a very lucky young lady!
Kim: {thinking} "ABIGAIL"?!  What kind of name is that for a war victim?!