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August 2, 2003-- Farmers and thier children wash their cattle in the Song Ve River.

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Ice-is-delivered-on-the-back-of-a-motorbike-in-Quang-Ngai-City

August 3, 2003-- Ice is delivered on the back of a motorbike in Quang Ngai City at a little after 5 o'clock in the morning. The days begin early in Quang Ngai City like the rest of Vietnam.

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Once-a-large-U-S-air-base-the-military-instillation-near-Chu-Lai-is-now-a-Vietnamese-Army-base

August 3, 2003--Once a large U.S. air base, the military instillation near Chu Lai is now a Vietnamese Army base.

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With-a-population-of-over-three-million-people-Saigon-or-Ho-Chi-Minh-City-as-it-s-officially-called-is-loaded-with-motorbikes

August 3, 2003-- With a population of over three million people, Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh City as it's officially called, is loaded with motorbikes.

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Huynh-Thi-Gioi-describes-how-her-six-year-old-son-was-shot-and-killed-by-a-U-S-soldier-in-the-Song-Ve-Valley

August 3, 2003-- Huynh Thi Gioi describes how her six year-old son was shot and killed by a U.S. soldier in the Song Ve Valley.

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August 2, 2003-- A farmer works his rice field during the intense heat and sun of an afternoon in the Song Ve Valley, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam.

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August 3, 2003-- A United States 105mm howitzer left over from the war points out towards the district of Duc Pho in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam.

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August 2, 2003-- A tourist looks at an Agent Orange display in the War Crimes Museum in Ho Chi Minh City.

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A-woman-pedals-her-bicycle-down-a-rural-road-near-Chu-Lai

August 3, 2003-- A woman pedals her bicycle down a rural road near Chu Lai.

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August 3, 2003-- A woman pusher her bicycle over a hand-made bridge stretching across the Song Ve River.

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Bananas-are-delivered-by-motorbike-in-the-Song-Ve-Valley

August 3, 2003-- Bananas are delivered by motorbike in the Song Ve Valley.

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August 3, 2003-- Bicycles and motorbikes are the main modes of transportation in the Song Ve Valley.

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An-emotional-Kieu-Trac-remembers-the-day-in-1967-when-he-saw-his-father-fall-dead

July 31, 2003-- An emotional Kieu Trac remembers the day in 1967 when he saw his father fall dead in a rice paddy in the Song Ve Valley of Vietnam. Trac and his family continue to work the same fields every day.

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Tam-Hau-prays-at-the-unmarked-grave-of-her-uncle-Dao-Hue

July 31, 2003-- A devout Buddhist, Tam Hau prays at the unmarked grave of her uncle Dao Hue in the Song Ve Valley of Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. Tam Hau and her nephew Bui Quang Truong retrieved the body of her uncle, killed by Tiger Force members, and buried it here in 1967.

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As-an-infant-Nguyen-Thi-Que-was-thrown-in-a-bunker-with-her-murdered-mother-in-1967

July 31, 2003-- As an infant Nguyen Thi Que was thrown in a bunker with her murdered mother in 1967. Today, living and working in the Song Ve Valley, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam, she has no memories of her mother but the pain is still lingers.

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Nguyen-Thi-Que-continues-to-weed-her-cornfield

July 31, 2003-- As the sun falls behind the mountains, and light fades from the Song Ve Valley, Nguyen Thi Que continues to weed her cornfield. As an infant Nguyen Thi Que was thrown in a bunker with her murdered mother in 1967. Today, living and working in the valley, located in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam, she has no memories of her mother but the pain is still lingers.

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July 31, 2003 - Nguyen Thi Que.

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Nguyen-Hong-Dien-was-a-Viet-Cong-soldier-hunted-by-Tiger-Force-in-1967

July 31, 2003-- Nguyen Hong Dien was a Viet Cong soldier hunted by Tiger Force in 1967 in the Song Ve Valley, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. Unable to capture him, Tiger Force members killed his wife Le Thi Thuong in a bunker and left his infant daughter Nguyen Thi Que in with the body.

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Nguyen-Hong-Dien-wipes-away-a-tear

July 31, 2003-- Nguyen Hong Dien wipes away a tear as he describes his wife. Nguyen Hong Dien was a Viet Cong soldier hunted by Tiger Force in 1967 in the Song Ve Valley, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. Unable to capture him, Tiger Force members killed his wife Le Thi Thuong in a bunker and left his infant daughter Nguyen Thi Que in with the body.

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Lu-Thuan-painfully-recalls-witnessing-the-murder-of-Dao-Hue

July 31, 2003-- Lu Thuan painfully recalls witnessing the murder of Dao Hue and others in the Song Ve Valley during 1967.

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Sitting-in-his-home-Nguyen-Dam-recalls-witnessing-two-boys-killed

July 31, 2003-- Sitting in his home, Nguyen Dam recalls witnessing two boys killed in 1967 in the Song Ve Valley of Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam.

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Nguyen-Dam-recalls-witnessing-two-boys-killed-in-1967

July 31, 2003-- Sitting in his home, Nguyen Dam recalls witnessing two boys killed in 1967 in the Song Ve Valley of Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam.

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Nguyen-Dam-recalls-witnessing-two-boys-killed-in-1967-in-the-Song-Ve-Valley

July 31, 2003-- Sitting in his home, Nguyen Dam recalls witnessing two boys killed in 1967 in the Song Ve Valley of Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam.

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Lu-Thuan-recalls-witnessing-a-gun-put-in-the-mouth-of-a-farmer

July 31, 2003-- Lu Thuan recalls witnessing a gun put in the mouth of a farmer in the Song Ve Valley during 1967.

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Nguyen-Thi-Qua-56-becomes-emotional

July 31, 2003-- Nguyen Thi Qua, 56, becomes emotional as she listens to Lu Thuan talk about witnessing the killing of Dao Hue in 1967.

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Explaining-what-happend-at-My-Lai-doesn-t-dull-the-pain-felt-by-Tran-Thi-Anh-Thu

July 31, 2003-- Explaining what happend at My Lai doesn't dull the pain felt by Tran Thi Anh Thu, 29, when she remembers what happened to villagers there on March 16 ,1968. A tour guide at the memorial in Quang Ngai Province, she said "We forgive but we won't forget." 504 villagers were killed on that day.

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Ha-Thi-Quy-quiety-discusses-how-she-survived-being-shot-multiple-times

July 31, 2003-- Surrounded by grandchildren, Ha Thi Quy quiety discusses how she survived being shot multiple times at My Lai on March 16 ,1968. 504 villagers in the Quang Ngai Province were killed on that day. Still living nearby, Ha Thi Quy visits the site daily to pick up firewood.

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Vo-Van-Sac-60-burns-incense-and-prays-in-front-of-the-memorial-at-My-Lai

July 31, 2003-- Vo Van Sac, 60, burns incense and prays in front of the memorial at My Lai in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. Vo Van Sac was a caption in the Viet Cong army during the war.

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Sarah-Haggerty-can-t-hold-back-the-tears-as-she-looks-at-photographs-in-the-War-Crimes-Museum-in-Saigon

July 31, 2003-- Sarah Haggerty can't hold back the tears as she looks at photographs in the War Crimes Museum in Saigon, Vietnam. The Mascoutah, Illinois resident who is studying politics in Paris, was traveling through Vietnam.

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Kieu-Thi-Lan-speaks-about-her-grandfather

July 31, 2003-- Kieu Thi Lan, right, speaks about her grandfather and life in the Song Ve Valley. Her grandfather Kieu Cong was killed by Tiger Force members in 1967.

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Nguyen-Thi-Mai-had-her-left-hand-shot-off-by-US-soldiers-in-a-helicopter

July 31, 2003-- Running through a rice paddy in 1967, Nguyen Thi Mai, 70, left, had her left hand shot off by US soldiers in a helicopter.

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Nguyen-Dinh-Xuan-stands-in-front-of-a-bunker-near-Chu-Lai

July 31, 2003-- Nguyen Dinh Xuan, 54, stands in front of a bunker near Chu Lai. Bunkers were common throughout the area in 1967.

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Tourists-swim-in-the-South-China-Sea-near-a-fishing-boat-as-the-sun-rises

July 31, 2003-- Tourists swim in the South China Sea near a fishing boat as the sun rises near Hoi An, south of Danang. The Vietnamese prefer to swim early in the morning, avoiding the heat and sun of the day. By 9am the beach was empty.

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A-farmer-passes-from-one-rice-paddy-to-another-in-the-Song-Ve-Valley

July 31, 2003-- A farmer passes from one rice paddy to another in the Song Ve Valley.

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A-fisherman-brings-his-boat-in-off-the-Song-Ve-River-as-the-sun-sets

July 31, 2003-- A fisherman brings his boat in off the Song Ve River as the sun sets.

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