Man who was a former child slave in Nepal used his artistry to earn US citizenship
Throughout the month of May, News 12 Connecticut is highlighting the stories of local residents who exemplify the spirit of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
News 12’s Frank Recchia introduces us to Del Moktan – a former child slave in his native Nepal who used a paintbrush and an easel to get his U.S. citizenship.
Moktan draws News 12's Frank Recchia
Moktan makes a living in Bridgeport as a commercial artist and an art instructor.