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IN People ON 22 Nov, 2015
What would happen if your name means something funny in another language and people tease you for that. Yes, you might think of changing your name but this young man here on the other hand, posted his Passport photo to prove that it's his real name.
Phuc Dat Bich, a Vietnamese-Australian man was gifted his traditional Vietnamese name by his parents which gave him a great deal of trouble in his adopted country.
The 23-year old, Melbourne cleaner has vented his frustration by posting his passport photo after Facebook banned his account three times. The account banned on the ground that it was 'false and misleading.'
The post went viral with 125,000 likes and 67,000 shares. Its got a lot of hilarious comments with many social media users suggesting that he should embrace the unique translation of his name.
The name, which is pronounced 'Phoop Dook Bic,' is reportedly a common name in Vietnam while it has received a spectacular response in Australia.
Growing up, Phuc was often made fun of, because of the way English speaking Australians pronounced his name. When read in the way, it is spelled sounds like an obscene insult.
He is really brave, while most of the people choose to change their name rather than facing the humiliation their whole life., he embraced the Vietnamese heritage.