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40 years on, fleeing Vietnamese take to seas again

Nearly 40 years after hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese fled the country's Communist regime by boat, a growing number are taking to the water again.Full story

Vietnam returns American soldier’s letters

  Army Sgt. Steve Flaherty’s letters were taken by Vietnamese forces after his death at age 22 in Vietnam and used in broadcasts during the war. During a landmark meeting in Vietnam on Monday, in which the United States also returned a long-held diary belonging to a Vietnamese soldier, the letters wer

Photo haunted, helped Vietnam's 'napalm girl'

In the picture, the girl will always be 9 years old and wailing "Too hot! Too hot!" as she runs away from her burning Vietnamese village.  A moment captured in the chaos of war that would serve as both her savior and her curse on a journey to understand life's plan for her. Full story

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