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The joy of coming home

4.14. 2008 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

posted by Tim Nafziger on 04/14/08 at 12:31 AM At 2:05 pm on Saturday, April 5 I arrived home. It was three months to the day after I left for Colombia. Thought I spent a month at home between Colombia and Vietnam, this winter has been a period of an exceptional variety of international travel […]

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Vietnam: A Neon Easter

3.24. 2008 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

Posted by Tim Nafziger on 03/24/08 at 12:29 AM Yesterday, Dale and I woke up and headed to the protestant church one block from our hostel for Easter morning services here in Saigon. We arrived at 8:30 a.m. only to discover their special Easter service was at 5 a.m. with the next services not until […]

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Dispatch from Vietnam: Mekong Delta

3.21. 2008 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

posted by Tim Nafziger on 03/21/08 at 11:45 AM This morning, a little before 9 a.m., we headed south from Saigon (aka Ho Chi Minh City) towards the Mekong Delta. Along with Dale, we were accompanied by another Vietnam veteran and his Vietnamese wife. They were friends of Dales who happened to be visiting Vietnam […]

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Packing for Vietnam

3.16. 2008 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

Posted by Tim Nafziger on 03/16/08 at 09:00 PM On the 31st of January, 1968, the Tet Offensive was launched in Vietnam. It came 8 years into a war that was growing increasingly unpopular. That day, my friend Dale was on a plane to Vietnam the day the Tet Offensive began. After a delay on […]

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