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Vietnam Wall Replica On Display In Key Largo

KEY LARGO (CBSMiami/Florida Keys News Bureau) – Florida Keys visitors will see more than turquoise water and palm trees on their Key Largo visit. They can see a 3/5 scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. 348 more words

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Featured Poet: Melanie Rosin

Tonight’s featured poet is someone I’ve known since she was in eighth grade and first applying to the high school where I teach. I noticed her immediately because she was so accomplished already at a young age, and I had the pleasure of working with her when she took my classes in high school. 219 more words

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War echoes through time, generations

By Eric Mink, originally published in the St. Louis Jewish Light

People leave behind, on purpose, all kinds of things after visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. 1,076 more words

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I Take 11th Century Sung Dynasty Poet Mei Yao-Ch’en with Me On My Daughter Aurora’s School Field Trip to Washington, DC; We Walk on the National Mall and He is Made Uneasy by The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall; Aurora Gets Him a Hot Chocolate at the Refreshment Kiosk by The Lincoln Memorial but This Kindness Reminds Him of His Own Infant Daughter, Whose Death He Was Still Mourning When I Transported Him to the Future at the Age of Forty-Eight; Also, He Does Not Travel Well on the Charter Bus But I Have Smuggled Some Wine Aboard and He Chants These Lines As We Ride, Which Even Untranslated Leave the Teachers and Chaperones Feeling Uneasy

I Take 11th Century Sung Dynasty Poet Mei Yao-Ch’en with Me On My Daughter Aurora’s School Field Trip to Washington, DC; We Walk on the National Mall and He is Made Uneasy by The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall; Aurora Gets Him a Hot Chocolate at the Refreshment Kiosk by The Lincoln Memorial but This Kindness Reminds Him of His Own Infant Daughter, Whose Death He Was Still Mourning When I Transported Him to the Future at the Age of Forty-Eight; Also, He Does Not Travel Well on the Charter Bus But I Have Smuggled Some Wine Aboard and He Chants These Lines As We Ride, Which Even Untranslated Leave the Teachers and Chaperones Feeling Uneasy… 83 more words

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▶ Veterans for Peace: Why We Are Here

Video of Veterans for Peace action in NYC at Vietnam Memorial. Moving testimony by veterans about why they continue to work for peace.

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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC. Our reflection on a wall of names, names of service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, who died in service, and who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action). 

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