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SMU alumna a Texan with Character


 The following story ran on the KTVT-TV (CBS DFW) Oct. 4, 2013, broadcast. Tammy Nguyen Lee is a graduate of SMU's Meadows School of the Arts.

October 7, 2013

By Tracy Kornet

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - When she was 22 years old, Dallas resident Tammy Nguyen Lee stumbled upon a story that entirely redirected her life.

The SMU film graduate was volunteering in Dallas when someone told her about “Operation Babylift,” the U.S. initiative that airlifted more than 2,500 orphans of American military fathers and Vietnamese mothers out of Vietnam, to protect them from threat of the Communist Regime....


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