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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-23-06 01:38 AM
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9. Thanks
And thanks for the previous compliment too. You know, until I started writing this, it really didn't occur to me how many of these stories I actually had listened to. Because guys my exact age generally didn't go to Vietnam, it was guys 5-10 years older than me. It really happens, just like I said. I remember back in 87 or so, just having a cup of coffee with a guy, just a friend, I was married and all. And he said something about Vietnam, that led to him talking about the guilt, and then I questioned a bit because I never understood it, and he poured out a little more. And then you go on and might not mention it ever again. I wrote a blog piece, last year I think, about a different guy, and another cup of coffee, and his take on the election and the war, he's one that we get sporadic freak-out calls from. Just agonizes over this war, and he voted for Bush, TWICE. He's our friend, what cha gona do. I really didn't realize how many friends over the years have been just like that. How many little pieces of sadness I have that are connected to Vietnam. I know others my age have to have it too, so it sure is a bafflement how we ended up here again.
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