A southern California businessman has made a $5 million donation to the San Jose flood relief fund.
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San Jose city officials were stunned by the huge contribution that will help put a dent in the $73 million in estimated damage from the Coyote Creek floods last month.
Apparently, Mr. Hoang and Mayor Sam Liccardo talked on the phone this week about the big job ahead to bring the city back to normal after the floods
“I asked him approximately how much it would cost, he told me about $5 million. At first, I told him I have $2 million,” said Hoang.
The money was not a stretch for Hoang, who at the age of 73 is committed to curing cancer and housing the homeless.
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In 1973, Hoang immigrated from Vietnam …