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Did you know Phillip Stanley France?

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LCPL Phillip Stanley France from Baltimore City


Phillip Stanley France,  a 20-year-old African-American Marine from Baltimore City died on 10/14/67 from enemy motar wounds near Con Thien.  368 more words

Maryland

Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City & Mekong Delta

So Sarah has lost her bank card… And as we have a joint account my card was frozen for 24 hours meaning we spent the first two days in Ho Chi Minh City living off the small amount of cash I had in my wallet. 1,264 more words

Backpacking

A review of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Calming the Fearful Mind: A Zen Response to Terrorism

Vietnamese Buddhist monk Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh . . . “Thay” (for Teacher), was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1968 for Thay’s action toward what he coined as “Engaged Buddhism” in the midst of his war-torn country: out of the monastery, acting to relieve suffering… 582 more words

Mannion Playground (Lawrence, MA)

The newest playground in Lawrence is located on the east side of the Campagnone Common. It is named after Private First Class Dennis John Mannion. Pfc. 8 more words

Lawrence MA

Thoughts on Patriotism and War

Richard Sahn

The other night I was watching the movie “Platoon” on television. An American soldier was killed every few seconds while the platoon was immersed in a firefight with North Vietnamese regulars near the Cambodian border. 683 more words

Society

What really makes up the high participation of women in the director boards in Vietnam?

Today, I read this sponsored article on LinkedIn called “How Vietnamese Woman Broke Bamboo Ceiling“. A director of GreatEastern insurance company shared his experience in Vietnam. 200 more words

Vietnam

Your Mind For Sale: Hurry While Stocks Last

Thank you so much for your visit. You’ve caught me at a troubled time. You see, after 50 years of teaching I had the lack of humility to hope that I might have changed the world ever so slightly for the better. 5,702 more words

Politics