Newsletters Archive

Children and Bombs: Horrific Story from Laos

Posted: Feb 24, 2021

Dear Friends, Tragically, earlier this month five children discovered that even 45 years after the war, these lethal bombs can still be found almost anywhere. On February 4th, 2021, in Vientiane Province, five children were walking home from school laughing and playing along the way. One spotted something that resembled a set of toy balls […]

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Newsletter: Happy Mien New Year!

Posted: Feb 5, 2021

From the desk and camera of Sirena Yang, Singer, Actress, and Model. When I was a child, I was sometimes embarrassed to be Asian. Of all ethnicities on Earth that I could be, I’m Iu Mien, an ethnic group so small in America that rarely anyone I’ve ever encountered in my life is aware of, […]

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Legacies of War Special Report: Lighting New Legacies

Posted: Jan 7, 2021

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Special message to the Office of President-Elect and Vice President-Elect of the U.S.

Posted: Dec 17, 2020

Washington D.C. — On behalf of our staff, board, and community, Legacies of War congratulates Joseph R. Biden and Kamala Harris for their election as President-Elect and Vice President-Elect of the United States.  We would like to also recognize the historic election of Kamala Harris, the daughter of an Indian mother and Jamaican father, as […]

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A Veteran’s View from the Sky

Posted: Nov 6, 2020

From the desk and camera of Mike Burton:   Upper Left: This was taken at the Officers Club at Nakhon Phanom in 1967 or 68. The men lined up are all pilots assigned to the 56th Air Commando Wing and are being given medals for air action on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, either air […]

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Vientiane Times: American Returns to the Country of Her Birth to Offer Help

Posted: Feb 14, 2020

February 11, 2020 Vientiane Times article by Patitinh Phetmeuangphuan    

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Love is Why

Posted: Feb 14, 2020

February takes me back to memories of a cozy home on the eastern outskirts of Vientiane in 1989.  It was my birthday and I leaped out of bed and ran to wake my father and mother up and found that both were missing. I demanded to know where my father was with my present – […]

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A New Chapter for Legacies of War

Posted: Mar 4, 2019

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