DuyLam Nguyen-Ngo

College: Babson College Hometown: Richmond, VA

What can I say about myself in 200 words? For starters, my name is DuyLam Nguyen-Ngo; it encompasses all I ever was, all that I am, all that I ever will be. But I have to pay dues to the people who have influenced and molded my name because I believe every single one of us are just the sum of all the events of all our lives, meaning our experiences. And all of these experiences and events are filled with the ones we love and perhaps the ones we don’t so much. Thus this name of mine is not only mine, but of the lives of others from whom I have gained so much.

So thank you, Mom. Thank you, Auntie TT and Uncle Van. Thank you, Auntie Trang and Uncle Todd. Thank you, Gina. Thank you, Ian. Thank you, Brian and Brian and David and Priya and Alex and Laurie and Mike and Jhosdyn. To all of those strangers who have lit my path for my next step, thank you as well. I hope I have told you, the reader, so much about me without telling you anything at all. Let’s take this next walk together.

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