Sam Roderick Roxas-Chua is 37 years old and was born in Manila, Philippines and was adopted by a Chinese family. His family immigrated to the United States in the early 1980s. He is a ceramic artist who owns his own business called Wonderlandcraft Studio. He is one of many volunteers at Hospice of Sacred Heart. He wears two hats in his volunteer efforts. One is helping hospice patients tell their life story on camera which he edits and provides to families as a remembrance. He is also co-facilitator at Hospice of Sacred Heart's Bereavement Support group.
He is a member of the Red Sofa Poetry critique group in Eugene, Oregon. For more information please visit http://samroderick.wordpress.com.