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The Trauma Of The Vietnam War, And A Brother’s Suicide, In Poetry

On this day in 1975, at the tail end of the Vietnam War, there was a dramatic airlift. Thousands of people were evacuated out of Saigon as North Vietnamese troops approached the city. Vietnamese American poet Diana Khoi Nguyen’s parents … Continue reading

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Looking Back 50 Years At A Coloradan’s Photographic Journal Of The Vietnam War

An unidentified soldier is a crewman on a M-113 armored personnel carrier in Tan Thoi Nhut, Vietnam in March 1968 during the Vietnam War. Courtesy: Dick Durrance   Fifty years ago Dick Durrance of Carbondale was in Vietnam with the U.S. Army, … Continue reading

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Honoring Vietnam War Era Veterans, Many Who Feel Forgotten

Many Vietnam War era veterans have waited decades for recognition. Hundreds of veterans will be honored during several ceremonies being held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The first one is this Friday, March 24 in Lakewood. … Continue reading

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