30/07/2010

Sandra Newman
What's it like to come face to face with your mother and father as an adult, after an unhappy childhood with adoptive parents? American author Sandra Newman had left home and was struggling to make a living when her biological father tracked her down. He was a Hollywood millionaire and her mother was a NASA scientist.

Return of Yellow Music
Vietnamese café owner Nguyen Van Loc has struggled for decades to keep alive so-called Yellow Music. These romantic and sentimental songs were banned under Communism. Now they are once more sung and enjoyed at Mr Loc's café in Hanoi.

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Mon 2 Aug 2010 12:05 GMT

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