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The Happiest Refugee: Anh Do


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Anh Do nearly didn’t make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives on the sea as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. Anh Do talks to Sam Pang the tragedy, humour and heartache of life in Australia and the path that lead him to become of Australia’s best loved comedians.


Sam Pang

Sam Pang is a writer, presenter and broadcaster. His television credits include the hugely popular Santo, Sam and Ed’s Cup Fever and SBS’s coverage of The Eurovision Song Contest. 2012 sees Sam co-hosting Santo, Sam and Ed’s Sports Fever on Channel 7 and will also be seen in Agony Uncles on AB... Read more

Anh Do

Anh Do left his job in the corporate world, to become a comedian. He is also an accomplished writer, actor and producer. He has become one of Australia’s best-loved comedians appearing on TV programs including SeaChange, Pizza and Thank God You’re Here. He co-produced the film about street kids ... Read more


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