Brieba visits new alliances at the Wenchuan Earthquake Museum in the Jianchuan Museum in Anren Town, Dayi County, Chengdu City.
Brieba was in the People's Republic of China during the great Wenchuan earthquake and dedicated his time to rescuing and assisting victims of the earthquake through his knowledge and experience as a field surgeon and combat lifesaver.
Brieba was invited as a guess to visit the new museum and wore his Che Guevara t-shirt as a sign of solidarity with Dr. Fan owner of the museum who wore a Chairman Mao Zedong.
Both men displayed respect towards each others backgrounds hoping to unite as comrades towards a common goal in the arts for humanity, friendship, and a SINO-American alliance..
Original photo of a young Lorenzo Brieba and his 1970 Dodge Charger R/T.
Songs were written about him but the legend slowly disappeared.
This photo is an original uncut photo taken the early 80's by Lee Harrison.
Years later Hollywood would attempt to copy Brieba with the film "The Fast & the Furious" but Hollywood would be no match for real life.
Brieba meets with Jim Press, President and Chairman of Chrysler at the time to discuss saving Chrysler.
It was believed that bringing back the legend, Lorenzo Brieba, could save Chrsyler but it was disagreed upon that the Dodge Charger would continue to have 4 doors instead of the original two.
In the end Brieba states "We did save Chrysler eventually but we couldn’t save ourselves in the end.
Brieba meets with his old partner who had fought the Khmer Rouge together in a war which lasted till 1997.
In the background one can see the awards of recognition by the King of Cambodia to the Colonel.
Brieba & Vann Nath one of only seven survivals of S21 one year before he passed away.
It was Vann Nath's testimony to Brieba which secured Nhem En's freedom when Vann nath told Brieba that Nhem En was only 12 years old when he was recruited by the Khmer Rouge so he was too young to be held accountable.
Brieba at the time believed Vann Nath was the greatest living painter.
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