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Trash

You may be wondering why an entire chapter on trash would be included. And, I will admit that had I not been in the Vietnam War, that would have been my first reaction as well. [...]

By |2017-07-14T12:08:47-05:00May 18th, 2017|My Vietnam Stories|Comments Off on Trash

Short

Zero. It’s not often in life that having nothing is a desire, much less an outright obsession. But in Vietnam, it was the most sought-after goal of every soldier, the beacon of light at the [...]

By |2017-07-14T12:03:46-05:00May 14th, 2017|My Vietnam Stories|Comments Off on Short

Weeds

Everything grows in Tay Ninh. The area is a large greenhouse, with near-perfect growing conditions for most plant types. Inside a firebase, weeds were walked on, driven on, doused with various toxic weed killers, cut [...]

By |2017-07-14T11:46:50-05:00May 14th, 2017|My Vietnam Stories|Comments Off on Weeds