VAN NUYS, Vietnam — It’s a small, bright, white house on a leafy street.
But it has a darker history.
Its owners were forced to sell it to a family in Vietnam in 1970, when the family had a baby girl who would become a star runner.
She would be the first Vietnamese woman to win the 100-meter race.
The family moved to the U.S. in 1976.
Today, its main purpose is a gym and training center for the country’s elite athletes.
“It was a great place to train,” said Vang, whose family moved from Vietnam to the United States as she was growing up in the 1970s.
“We never imagined that we would lose our house, that it would go out of business.”
More than 20 years later, the house is empty.
Vang and her mother, Mai, bought it for $3.4 million in 1997.
But they haven’t been able to save the place.
“There was no money for the mortgage, so we went to court and we won,” Mai said.
They started to wonder if they would ever get it back.
A lawsuit filed by the U,V. chapter of the American Council on Exercise in 2012 claimed the house was being used for “fraudulent, unlawful and illegal activity” by the family of the girl’s father.
The suit says the house’s owners violated the Fair Housing Act by failing to rent it to the family and then letting the house sit vacant for decades, until they sold it to an unnamed Vietnamese family.
The lawsuit also said that the family used the property for illegal gambling and other activities, including prostitution.
But Vang said her family is fighting back.
“My family is not a gang,” she said.
“The house belongs to us.
The land belongs to the land.
The people who own the land don’t own it.
The property belongs to everybody.
The Vietnamese owners are now fighting back against the suit.
The owners of the house say they did nothing wrong.
They say they were never given the option of renting the house out.
And they say the lawsuit is politically motivated.
Vang said the family wants to build a new home in the United State.
“They’re not looking to stay here,” she says.
The Vietnamese owners have been living in the house since 1997. “
But I can’t afford to buy it back and let the family own it.”
The Vietnamese owners have been living in the house since 1997.
Mai says she was able to find a replacement home that wasn’t on the market, and that she’s already paid $1,200 for a new kitchen and bathroom.
But she said the problem of the family’s past has left her feeling powerless.
“Now I don’t have money,” she told ABC News.
“If we lose the house, we can’t live on the land anymore.”
VANG’S HISTORY IN VIRGINIA Her father, Nguyen Minh Hoang, who also goes by the name Phan, ran the race at the 1964 Olympics in Los Angeles.
He became a major figure in Vietnam’s sports scene.
He was the first person to win two gold medals in the 100 and 200 meters.
He ran four marathons for Vietnam in 1960, 1961 and 1962.
In 1962, he won the Olympic marathon gold medal in the marathon.
In 1967, he also won the 100 meters.
In 1969, he ran in the 200 meters at the Seoul Olympics.
But he never won a gold medal.
He died in 1994.
He is buried in the city of Vien Hoa.
He’s also buried in Vietnam.
The owner of the Vietnam Gym and Running School is Mai Vang.
She said her father and the family are the same.
She also said the owner of her new home bought the house in 2007.
In 2007, the Vietnamese owners filed a lawsuit against the family.
They claimed the family broke the law by renting the property without the family permission and then allowing it to be used for illegal activities.
“A judge in the case ruled that the property was not a rental property and that the lease violated the state and federal Fair Housing Acts,” the lawsuit said.
But the owners argued that the Vietnamese family had not properly registered the property and the building was registered as a church.
In 2014, the owners asked a judge to let the lawsuit go away and the case was dismissed.
The Vietnamese plaintiffs declined to comment on the case.
Mai said she hopes her new family will move the house and give it a new lease.
“What we want to do is rebuild,” she added.
THE HOME OF THE CHAMPIONING RACE It’s not the only home to be abandoned.
The Vietnam Gym & Running School, which opened in 2007, is also owned by the same family that owns the home on which the famous running event took place in 1964. The house