Vietnam’s Tet Holiday Brings Feasting, Prayer and Hope for the New Year

I celebrated my first Tết holiday, as Vietnamese call the lunar new year, at the start of 2020. I arrived in Vietnam three months earlier, partially at the behest of my friend Kurt Bennett, whose Vietnamese in-laws had dubbed him Mỹ Mập (“Fat American”). His wife’s extended family lived in a fishing village in Vinh … Continue reading Vietnam’s Tet Holiday Brings Feasting, Prayer and Hope for the New Year