Between 1961 and 1975, the United States waged war against the Viet Cong and their allies, and in the process defoliated the land and forests of Vietn...
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Thirty-five years later, seeing the horrors of Agent Orange I know that this war is not yet over. Being there taught me one more time -- political perceptions are to be challenged, not trusted.
Wandering through youth centers for disabled kids in Saigon and Da Nang has left me shocked and hopeful.
I am here on a week-long, Ford-Foundation-sponsored trip to look at the residual impact of our country's use of Agent Orange on the people and the land here.
During the Vietnam War, the U.S. dropped millions of gallons of Agent Orange, a toxic defoliant, on Vietnam in an attempt to remove the jungle used ...
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