“Miss Saigon” is a famous musical about the tragic wartime romance of a young Vietnamese girl abandoned by her American boyfriend. It is also a mirror of Jones’s own story. But the 69-year-old Tennessee man has got another chance to rewrite the ending of his story. He says: “Both my daughter and I loved watching Miss Saigon. Hearing the story of my first love, my daughter burst into tears and encouraged me to find her.” David and Phuong first met at the beginning of 1972, he– a 21-year-old chef at Binh Thuy base in southern Can Tho City and she–an attractive girl working near the military base. David Jones as 21-year-old chef at Binh Thuy Base in Can Tho. Photo courtesy of David. He fell head over heels in love with a girl he describes as honest, lovely and shy. But the first time he professed his love for her she was silent, and the second time she outright rejected it saying he would return to his country soon. Her resistance did not last long though, and she too decided to follow her heart. They went on some romantic dates. Jones used to travel from his base to Phuong’s neighborhood… Read full this story
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