Kim Luu writes that for her extended family, achieving the American dream required pluck and resilience, but there was also help in the form of More
About: Kim Luu
Kim Luu has M.Eng. and B.S. Environmental Engineering degrees from MIT and UCLA. She works in the environmental sustainability field in Los Angeles, where she lives with her husband and two kids. She wrote this for What It Means to Be American, a partnership of the Smithsonian and Zocalo Public Square.