After the U.S. pulled out of Vietnam in 1975, Gov. Dan Evans welcomed refugees to Washington and gained a lifelong relationship with one family.
As the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon approaches, this video looking back at the unprecedented efforts led by Gov. Evans has been produced in conjunction with a Seattle Times editorial/opinion project, Seeking Refuge. Read columns on how Washington did the right thing for Vietnamese refugees and why refugees today face different challenges.