National Geographic : 1981 Sep
It's all work and little play for Biloxi's struggling new Vietnam ese community. Seventeen-year-old Thuy Le (left) gets instructionsfrom her new boss, James Moore, at a local fast-food restaurant.Some of her pay will be turnedover to herpar ents, who will pool savings with other members of the extended family for joint expenses. Crowding around a worktable at a shrimpunloadingdock in Bi loxi (below), Vietnamese girls and women preparenewly caught Gulf shrimpfor shipment. Out on the Gulf, retired U. S. Army Sgt. Bill Seabornpilots his trawler (far right) as his wife, Hid, a Vietnamese war bride 13 years ago, culls trash fish from the catchwith the help of refugee Le Van Loi.