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February 2013 Newsletter – Bombs from above, voices from below

Posted: Feb 28, 2013

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the recovery of historical drawing created by the survivors of the bombings of Laos. As we gear up for our national speaking tour, we are remembering the original inspiration for Legacies of War.

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January 2013 Newsletter – 40 Years Later

Posted: Feb 1, 2013

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War-era bombing campaign in Laos. On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the end of the bombing, Legacies of War in launching a national speaking tour across the U.S.

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

Posted: Dec 31, 2012

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.

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November 2012 Newsletter – A Postcard from Laos

Posted: Dec 1, 2012

In this newsletter, Channapha returns to Laos and meets some remarkable individuals who have worked for over four decades to clear Laos of unexploded ordnance.

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October 2012 Newsletter – Legacies’ advocacy has on-the-ground results, the environmental impact of UXO, and more!

Posted: Nov 1, 2012

The U.S. Department of State’s Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement has officially pledged $1.5M to fund a HALO Trust clearance project in Savannahket’s Vilabouly and Sepon districts. This funding is a direct result of Legacies of War’s advocacy, which helped to increase the State Department’s UXO funding in Laos from $5 million in 2011 to an unprecedented $9 million in 2012.

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September 2012 Newsletter – More casualities, Visitors from Laos, and Trunk Show

Posted: Sep 29, 2012

Voices from Laos tell Congress about UXOs; World Education Laos joins Legacies to talk about better support for survivors

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August 2012 Newsletter – Back to School Edition!

Posted: Sep 2, 2012

It’s back to school time and our thoughts are with the children of Laos. And we pledge to continue helping to create a safer environment for generations to come. Your support matters! Join us today to end this legacy of war, so that the children of Laos can begin a new legacy of peace.

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July 2012 Newsletter – Secretary Clinton’s Historic Visit to Laos Highlights UXO Issue

Posted: Jul 31, 2012

On July 11, Secretary Clinton visited Laos and pledged that the U.S. would help Laos move beyond the legacy of the war. Legacies will continue to educate members of Congress and work with the State Department to make sure the U.S. honors the Secretary’s pledge to the people of Laos.

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