August 25, 1995 |
Ye Myint still isn't sure how he survived. In 1988, he and other students were demonstrating peacefully in Rangoon, the capital city of Burma, when troops appeared suddenly and gunned down many of the marchers. "I was so lucky, because so many people were hit and killed right away," says Myint, who has been in the United States since 1991 and who now works as a journalist in Anaheim. "I still don't know how I was so lucky."