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The Government Man

James Murtaugh - JMurtaugh [3,169]

May 2000. We have a T.V. crew along with us. This means we will have a government official along with us. I don't like the idea. I think the Vietnamese people will not talk openly with us. But I am...

Destinations: Quang Tri | Vietnam
Topics: People | War & Conflict

A walk in the DMZ

James Murtaugh - JMurtaugh [3,169]

Quang Tri. We are going to walk to a hill in the DMZ that the Americans called Mutters Ridge. Some on our tour want to find old fighting holes on top of the hill. To me the idea seems crazy but I go...

Destinations: Quang Tri | Vietnam
Topics: 20th Century History | War & Conflict

Truck Stop!

James Murtaugh - JMurtaugh [3,169]

May 2000. Each day seems to have a magic moment for me. I never know when it will happen. Quang Tri, route 9. Our bus takes us by places of war. But it is a pieceful place now. Where it was brown with...

Destinations: Quang Tri | Vietnam
Topics: People

Finding Peace!

James Murtaugh - JMurtaugh [3,169]

May 2000,Quang Tri near the DMZ. One of the saddest days of my life. A young man laying a wreath in a clearing in the woods where his father died in 1967. He is crying. We are all crying including the...

Destinations: Quang Tri | Vietnam

PeaceTrees in Vietnam

John Douglas Marshall - jmarshall [224]

She stood on the quiet hillside outside Dong Ha, Vietnam, with the sun just starting to rise, and it all came rushing back, those frightening television images of the war from when she was a...

Destinations: Vietnam | Quang Tri
Topics: People
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