This 16-year-old Vietnamese student is at home in Lead Hill with the Duncans...Sam and Joyce. Tri left behind a girl friend in Ho Chi Minh City. Tri finds the people of the Ozarks very friendly and he is surprised at the amount of room there is everywhere and all the woods. He has discovered Macaroni and Cheese and likes it. When he returns to Vietnam he will go to the university and study physics.