Anh is born in Vietnam in the aftermath of the Vietnam War
When Anh Do reach Australia as a Vietnamese refugee in poverty and unhealthy state.
The refugees were sent to Malaysia as the ship had failed to reach its assigned destination.
When the pirates raided their ships the boat was left with little or no basic resources to keep them alive. They stole the engine of the boat disabling fast movement
Anh Do and his family depart from Vietnam to seek sanctuary in Australia: 'The Lucky Country"