Loan Pham often went hungry as a child, so she became a food thief in Vietnam. When her family left the country, her father gave her a red backpack to take to Thailand and on to the United States. The backpack was filled with rice.

Loan Pham often went hungry as a child, so she became a food thief in Vietnam. When her family left the country, her father gave her a red backpack to take to Thailand and on to the United States. The backpack was filled with rice.