In 2007 Tang Duyen Hong was living in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi when she unexpectedly became pregnant from her boyfriend. In the old Vietnamese traditions women are not allowed to be pregnant without being married. Her boyfriend and her parents told her to do abortion or to end the relationship. That was the point in her life where she has to face a difficult decision. Despite the cultural pressure she responded in the name of the love for the unborn and decides to keep the baby.. She became a single mom.
WORLDRELEASE | 08-03-2013 (INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY)
The documentary By Choice or Chance (runningtime 40 min) has been premiered in 33 countries on 8 March 2013 (International Women's Day).
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