Saigon 1968

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It’s hard to imagine it’s been 45 years but “time flies where you’re having fun”.  A post by a blogging friend about her childhood in 1947 caused me to reminisce about my own history.  Somehow, I have managed to keep hold of a photo album I’ve have for that time in spite of dozens of moves since then  So, I reached in to the dark recesses of my desk, pulled it out, scanned a picture and present it to you here.

ImageThis is me at 16 in Saigon, or what used to be called Saigon in the former South Viet Nam.  Today, it’s Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.

A question I get often is, “Why were you in Viet Nam at 16?”  My father was working for the State Department and the assignment was Viet Nam.  He said he’d go if he could take his family.  After 26…

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