S: Huynh (aka Lam) Family
BC: Many more stories and adventures to come as we journey together.
FC: Huynh (aka Lam) Family
1: A family journey of memories and gratitude. July 2012 | What's in a name? Our family name was changed when Grampa Huynh Lam Buu reversed his first and last name when filling our paperwork in Vietnam.
2: Grampa (Huynh Lam Buu) was born in Vietnam. He went to China to study and met Gramma (Van Huong). They were married and started a family in Vietnam. They had 5 boys: Duc, Nguyen, Hiep, Lien and Phat. The youngest passed away from illness as a child and the eldest died in the war.
4: Grampa (Giang Minh Qui) and Gramma (Tran Khai Thanh) were born in China and moved to Vietnam. They married and raised a family in Vietnam. Tran is the oldest of 7 children. Her parents and 4 siblings passed away when she was 15. Tran and her two younger brothers (Trung Thanh and Trunh Hung) found work and raised themselves in Saigon.
7: Hiep and Tran were introduced by her brother (Hiep and Thanh were in the Vietnam war together). They married August 12, 1975 and moved to Sadec. Hiep, Tran, Gramma, Phung, Phuoc and Hy came to Calgary in January 1984.
8: Many wonderful times together.
9: Together Hiep and Tran have raised children, traveled, decided to follow Jesus and grown so much over the last 37 years.
10: So many memories made...
11: ... so much to live for and experience.
12: Born April 25, 1950. He is energetic, quick to serve, adventurous, and often smiling. He loves his family, movies, food, and fun. | Hiep Huynh Lam
13: Born June 29, 1950, she is kind, trusting, optimistic and laughs easily. She loves her family, flowers, cooking, serving and resting at home. | Tran Tai Giang
14: Our family celebrating and enjoying life together.
18: Daddy and Mommy worked so hard to provide for us. We are more able to love each other regardless of circumstances and have learned to listen, respect, serve and honour one another. Times of joy, heartache, discovery and triumph have knit us together as a family.
22: Phung Tieu Lam
23: Born August 7, 1976. Enjoys exploring creation, experiencing life with people and time with God. Tenacious, adventurous and a dreamer. Favourite moments are those where God is worshiped and reveals who He is and who we are in Christ.
24: Phuoc Lam
25: Born August 28, 1978. Phuoc was born 2 months premature and is an overcomer. | Enjoys hanging out with friends, games, reading, traveling and resting at home. | Intelligent, a servant, easy going and creative are just a few of the ways to describe Phuoc.
26: Hy Thien Lam
27: Born November 11, 1980. Hy is deep, generous, loyal, fun-loving, smart and has a huge heart for people, especially those often overlooked by the world, but much loved by God, who makes each of us in His own image.
28: Brandon James Lam
30: Born September 2, 1993. Brandon adds joy and life with his easy smile. He is devoted and loyal to God, family and friends.
31: Enjoys playing drums and the clarinet, discovering truth and surprises in life, and being with and serving people.
32: Lien Lam and Hue Du married June 30, 1990. Together they raised David and Kelvin.
33: As a family, we have faced and endured challenges, grown and matured and continue to learn to love, hope and dream together.
34: Lien Lam | Born September 9, 1954. Lien came to Canada by himself in 1978. He lived in Regina for a few months before moving to Calgary. He worked hard to sponsor his family to Canada in 1984.
35: Hue Du | Born February 14, 1958. Hue works hard at Denny's and takes care of her family. Hue is a servant and is often the one cutting and serving cake.
36: Born October 12, 1990. Likes to work out, sleep, eat, and watch movies. Spends way too much time at the library at Mount Royal University.
37: David Lam
38: Kelvin Lam
39: Born February 19, 1993. Spends his time reading, hanging out with friends and watching movies.