San Francisco Stabbing Sufferer Anh ‘Peng’ Taylor Got here To Bay Space Looking out For American Dream

By Betty Yu, CBS San Francisco:

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – While Anh ‘Peng’ Taylor was recovering from the wounds she suffered in a brutal attack on a street in San Francisco on Thursday, her family began details of their amazing journey from war-torn Southeast Asia to the Bay Area to share.

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The 94-year-old was born in Haiphong in 1926 of Chinese and Vietnamese descent. She immigrated to Laos later in life when Vietnam was involved in a war. She worked as a cook in a restaurant she owned, where she met her future husband. They married in Bangkok and lived there for a few years before moving to Hawaii and then to San Francisco in the early 1970s.

Her husband, a US war veteran, died almost two years ago. She has lived in the same apartment in San Francisco’s criminal Tenderloin neighborhood for 45 years, taking her daily walks and waving to her neighbors.

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