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July Newsletter

Posted: Aug 1, 2013

  Dear Friends and Supporters, It is a season of reflection in Laos with the observance of Boun Khao Phansa, or Buddhist Lent. Over the next three months, monks will be in deep spiritual retreat, remaining near their temples, and limiting travel and distractions. While the rain is making many roads impassable, both monks and […]

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June Newsletter

Posted: Jul 2, 2013

Dear Friends and Supporters, During spring and summer months in Laos, farmers prepare the soil to grow rice and vegetables. Villagers work from dawn to dusk, clearing land and planting seeds. As they go about cultivating the land to grow food, they are also in danger of unearthing leftover cluster munitions and other unexploded ordnance […]

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May Newsletter: Voices from Laos, A Community Success

Posted: Jun 1, 2013

 Voices from Laos Speakers Tour A Message of Healing and Hope Click here to view the VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS from the Tour In April, we were so grateful and humbled by the generous outpour of support from you as the Voices from Laos Speakers Tour traversed twelve cities and eight States to bring the stories of […]

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March Newsletter: Voices from Laos tour hits the road!

Posted: Mar 31, 2013

Voices from Laos: Clearing Bombs, Protecting Lives Groundbreaking national speakers tour kicks off April 3rd in New York at the United Nations Coming to a city near you – RSVP now! The Voices from Laos speakers tour kicks off in just a few days in New York City!!  After an opening reception on April 3rd, the tour […]

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February Newsletter: Bombs from above, voices from below

Posted: Feb 28, 2013

Bombs from above Voices from below The voices from Laos who inspired Legacies of War  Marking the 10 year anniversary of the recovery of historical drawings created by survivors of the bombings of Laos As we gear up for our national speakers tour, Voices from Laos, we are remembering the original inspiration for Legacies of War: the voices […]

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January Newsletter: 40 Years Later

Posted: Feb 1, 2013

   Forty Years Later Marking the 40th anniversary of the end of the bombings of Laos (1964 – 1973)   This year, 2013, marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War-era bombing campaign in Laos. From 1964 to 1973, the people of Laos endured nine years of war and devastation, followed by […]

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December Newsletter: Legacies’ Top 5 Moments of 2012, and a Look Ahead at 2013!

Posted: Dec 31, 2012

December Newsletter Our Annual Countdown: Legacies’ Top 5 Moments of 2012, and the 5 Things We Can’t Wait For in 2013! With much gratitude to our friends and supporters for helping us reach some historic milestones in 2013, we are humbled to share our five most memorable moments of the year: 1. Securing the visit […]

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November Newsletter: A Postcard from Laos

Posted: Dec 1, 2012

Postcard from Laos November 2012 Dear Friends, This month I traveled to Laos, marking the 10th anniversary of my first trip back to the country of my birth in 2002. On this trip, I visited four provinces and met many friendly locals, who invariably wanted to talk about how rapidly Laos is changing. Signs of the country’s development are evident – […]

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