Izismile.com » Pictures » Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Posted in Pictures   28 Apr 2010   / 9458 views

The family of Kiki Vo used to live in Vietnam. She and her family had a horrific fire years ago. It burned three of five sisters and took the life of their mother. The father with his girls moved to the USA to help his daughters receive necessary treatment. He died last November leaving his girls in the care of community guardians.

 

In this 2006 photograph, Chu Vo poses with his five daughters during a family photo shoot paid for by The Sacramento Bee's Book of Dreams at Negro Bar. Chu Vo died of lung cancer last November leaving the five girls behind.

1 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Kiki Vo does her homework in her Sacramento home Wednesday. She was recently accepted to UC Berkeley but has no idea how she will fund her education.

2 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Kiki Vo does her homework in her Sacramento home Wednesday with her guardian, Stacia Leal, playing with the dog and her sister, Nhi, 17, looking through her backpack in the background. The five sisters are now living with two different families.

3 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Kiki Vo talks to her friend about getting accepted to UC Berkeley at the Boys and Girls Club Teichert Branch after volunteering Wednesday.

4 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Kiki Vo, hugs Rachel Simpson, 17, of Carmichael after volunteering at the Boys & Girls Club Teichert Branch Wednesday. They both lead a program for kids called S.A.F.A. which stands for Safety and Fitness Academy. Today the led a aerobic hip-hop class. Vo says that volunteering helps her to stop focussing on her own problems.

5 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Kiki Vo helps Alyssa Rusu, 9, learn some dance steps at the Boys & Girls Club.

6 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Kiki Vo laughs as her friend, Sheridan O'Neal, 19, of Sacramento dances with her after volunteering at the Boys & Girls Club.

7 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Kiki Vo, right, and her sister, Nhi Vo, 17, talk while Kiki does homework in her Sacramento home Wednesday.

8 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Kiki Vo models her prom dress in her Sacramento home Wednesday. She will attend the prom on Saturday and is running for royalty.

9 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

In this 2006 file photo, the Vo family gets professional family portraits taken at Negro Bar. The Sacramento Bee's Book of Dreams readers provided the family, who lost all their photos in a fire years ago, with the photo session.

10 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

In this 2006 file photograph Lisa Jesse, a photographer from Folsom, shows a sneak peak of the pictures taken of the Vo family during their photo shoot at Negro Bar.

11 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

In this 2006 photo the Vo family girls study in their Sacramento home with the father, Chu in the background. Success in school is highly prized in the family.

12 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Kiki Vo goes to dinner at Tower Cafe with date, Brent Tam, 16, of Elk Grove before attending her senior prom Saturday.

13 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Kiki Vo poses for pictures at Tower Cafe before attending her senior prom Saturday.

14 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)


15 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

16 Girls Who Love Life In Spite Of Lifetime Tragedies (16 pics)

Source







Loading...
Loading...
Loading...




Comments (15):

0
1.
lolipop 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
god bless them n_smile
       
kryosis                    show commment
0
3.
grokon50 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I dont know if i misunderstand,but are they some of persons who was burns with napalm during Vietnam war.
       
0
4.
hsiangfu 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
as your nickname show it (bigdouche in english), at least, you understand how stupid you are. For your information vietnam war ended 40 years ago.
       
0
5.
kava 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
She's so nice
Grosquick, Dilidou.com : même combat !
       
Don-Kenny                    show commment
0
7.
un visiteur 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
36 36 36 36
       
0
8.
lopezz 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
@grokon50

they are far too young
       
darlatan                    show commment
0
10.
Tarzan 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
brave girls...
Men have two emotions: Hungry and Horny.
If you see him without an erection, make him a sandwich :)
       
squerell02                    show commment
incognito562                    show commment
0
13.
Zehel 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Les pauvres...
I wish them a good life.
       
0
14.
zoulou 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
n_belay

well, a true US story, start with nothing to be someone

n_belay n_belay n_belay
       
0
15.
4down2 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
n_sad n_sad
       














Archives

2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008