Coding beautiful websites, interacting with social users across every available platform, learning new things, you name it, he never misses a chance to get his hands dirty, and never backs down on any challenges.
“Have you ever thought there’s something different about you? Do you feel isolated that sometimes people treat you differently?”
Duoc answered with a laugh, the kind of laugh that brightens up your day and quite frankly makes the question sounds idiotic. “Not really, I’d never seen myself as any different than anyone else. In fact, sometimes I feel like I haven’t tried my best at certain things and that’s the thing that pains me, Yes, people treat me differently, their look says it all, but I never really mind. I’m happy with myself. All I’ve ever wanted was to help those that need help. That’s why charity work is something I am truly passionate about.”
As he talks about his charity trips to the remote areas of Vietnam with such enthusiasm and excitement, we couldn’t help but feel greatly motivated.
Some might have prejudiced that “the unfortunates”, as we label them, are the ones that need help and support, that they are cripple, unable to properly lead a prosperous life. But Duoc is a true example of how presumptuous we can be at times. Duoc is capable of greatness, he’s already contributing back to society. But he wants and could be more than that.