May 31, 2016

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From the Daughter of a Vietnam Vet

Before they had a name for it we witnessed the effects of conflict on the human soul. What war really does to a person to a family. Now they call it PTSD. Childhood consisted of poppies & parades and visits to the VFW. We were told to hate Jane Fonda and forbidden to watch her movies. Family vacation included a visit to the Wall and no understanding why dad ran ahead crying. Only certain men were given hearty handshakes or…