Sam Hang Tran

Same Same But Different

In Uncategorized on April 9, 2014 at 4:03 pm

An International Educator in Viet Nam

VFP Earlier this week, on a humid evening, the air heavy with memories and raw emotion at the Cinematheque in Hanoi, I met some of the 17 members of the Veterans for Peace Chapter 160 Spring 2014 Tour, who are here for a two-week visit, including Hanoi, Dong Ha/A Luoi, Khe Sanh, Danang, Hue, Hoi An and HCMC.  (This is the only VfP chapter in Vietnam.)

It’s an eclectic group that includes veterans of the American War in Vietnam, conscientious objectors and peace activists, among others.  What they all have in common is Vietnam and a heartfelt desire for peace and reconciliation.  Some have been here before, others for the first time, i.e., in the post-war era.  Each participant will donate $1,000 to support a charitable cause.  At the end of the tour the group will decide which project(s) to support.  Below is a list of Chapter 160 projects:

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