Boyer

Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives Director Sandy Thompson, left, stands with Thanh Du'o'ng Boyer, author of "The Ground Kisser," during a recent Athens Rotary Club meeting at which Boyer was the guest speaker. Boyer spoke to Rotarians about her to journey to the United States from South Vietnam as a young girl.

Thanh Du'o'ng Boyer, a 1989 graduate of Athens High School, is author of "The Ground Kisser." In her book, Boyer talks about her to journey to the United States from South Vietnam as a young girl.Boyer will be signing books at Houston Memorial Library from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday during the library's annual Christmas Open House. Books will be available to purchase for $10 each. Library officials said Boyer's story is an inspiring account of sacrifice, courage and perseverance in the face of incredible odds.

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