Is This the End of the Line for Louisiana’s Vietnamese Shrimpers?

On a two-net trawler at the mouth of the Mississippi River, a Vietnamese shrimping crew burns fake money and incense. The captain, Phuoc Nguyen, throws rainbow-colored candies into the brackish bayou water. “When you make a promise to your ancestors, you have to give back,” says his wife, Sandy Nguyen, who comes from a long line of shrimpers in Vietnam. She and her husband blessed their 65-foot shrimping trawler in Buddhist tradition,,, Video, Read the rest here 12:29

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