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Vietnam War

40 years later, scars of Vietnam War remain for vets

The last American troops left South Vietnam on March 30, 1973, and now almost 40 years later, some Vietnam veterans are still affected by the war, physically and psychologically. “The effects of post-traumatic stress disorder, we have many veterans who receive money from the V.A....
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Gagetown Agent Orange: CDC: Herbicides Didn’t Harm Maine Soldiers

In June, Collins asked the CDC’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to review a 2007 Canadian study of health risks from herbicides used at Gagetown and advise her office on levels of chemicals that were sprayed at the base. The CDC expressed no qualms with...
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Faces of Agent Orange: Read Their Stories >>>

Click on the links below to read the stories of Faces of Agent Orange Amy King-Applewhite James May Sheila Clement Linda May Robert Cummings Betty Mekdeci Arthur Dekoff John Miner Mike Demske The Morrises Msgt LeRoy Foster Sharon Perry Dan Griffin The Petroskys Mark David Finley...
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Finishing a brother’s life’s work

“In an interview a few years back, I was asked, why? Why do I do so much for our Vietnam Veterans?  Without thinking, the words came out of my mouth, ‘It feels like I am extending my brother’s life’s work.’  And that is what helps me heal,” Finnemann said. “I believe that this...
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A daughter faces demons of father’s war

"Daddy," she whispers when her father, a welder, comes home. He does not respond. His eyes are wild. He collapses into a rocking chair, his hands trembling, his breathing labored. She doesn't understand her father's strange behavior. It's as though he's...
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