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Group tries to bridge Viet families' generational and cultural gap

Thu Pham could see the argument in her cramped Pennsauken office was starting to get out of hand.

A couple who recently emigrated from South Vietnam were discussing their 17-year-old son. The father, 73, complained that the boy never left the computer and was disobedient, recounting how he had once said, "This is America. You can't tell me what to do."

As he spoke, his wife grew angry.

"He's the same, like the Americans," she said forcefully. "It's not like Vietnam. They're smart."