America's Secret War

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ABC News
Inside Laos: The Secret American WarDuring the height of the Vietnam War, the United States dropped more bombs on n
Inside Laos: The Secret American War
ABC News / Posted 13 days ago
During the height of the Vietnam War, the United States dropped more bombs on neighboring Laos than over Germany and Japan in World War II combined. Thirty percent of those bombs did not explode. ABC News' Bob Woodruff returns to Laos to speak with... Read more
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Canberra Times
80 million unexploded bombs: Obama acknowledges scars of America, pledges money for Laos clean upVientinae, Laos: US President Barack Obama, declaring that it was time to pull
80 million unexploded bombs: Obama acknowledges scars of America, pledges money for Laos clean up
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
Vientinae, Laos: US President Barack Obama, declaring that it was time to pull America's secret war in Laos from the shadows, has committed to spending $US90 million ($117 million) to remove 80 million unexploded bombs the US dropped on the country a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
80 million unexploded bombs: Obama acknowledges scars of America, pledges money for Laos clean upVientinae, Laos: US President Barack Obama, declaring that it was time to pull
80 million unexploded bombs: Obama acknowledges scars of America, pledges money for Laos clean up
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
Vientinae, Laos: US President Barack Obama, declaring that it was time to pull America's secret war in Laos from the shadows, has committed to spending $US90 million ($117 million) to remove 80 million unexploded bombs the US dropped on the country a... Read more
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WA Today
80 million unexploded bombs: Obama acknowledges scars of America, pledges money for Laos clean upVientinae, Laos: US President Barack Obama, declaring that it was time to pull
80 million unexploded bombs: Obama acknowledges scars of America, pledges money for Laos clean up
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
Vientinae, Laos: US President Barack Obama, declaring that it was time to pull America's secret war in Laos from the shadows, has committed to spending $US90 million ($117 million) to remove 80 million unexploded bombs the US dropped on the country a... Read more
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18d
The Age
80 million unexploded bombs: Obama acknowledges scars of America, pledges money for Laos clean upVientinae, Laos: US President Barack Obama, declaring that it was time to pull
80 million unexploded bombs: Obama acknowledges scars of America, pledges money for Laos clean up
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
Vientinae, Laos: US President Barack Obama, declaring that it was time to pull America's secret war in Laos from the shadows, has committed to spending $US90 million ($117 million) to remove 80 million unexploded bombs the US dropped on the country a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
80 million unexploded bombs: Obama acknowledges scars of America, pledges money for Laos clean upVientinae, Laos: US President Barack Obama, declaring that it was time to pull
80 million unexploded bombs: Obama acknowledges scars of America, pledges money for Laos clean up
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Vientinae, Laos: US President Barack Obama, declaring that it was time to pull America's secret war in Laos from the shadows, has committed to spending $US90 million ($117 million) to remove 80 million unexploded bombs the US dropped on the country a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Obama insists US is 'here to stay' in AsiaObama, with a huge Lao flag in the background,said it was time to 'acknowledge
Obama insists US is 'here to stay' in Asia
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 days ago
Obama, with a huge Lao flag in the background,said it was time to 'acknowledge the suffering and sacrifices' from America's secret war in Laos, and pledged increased aid to find and dismantle unexploded bombs. (The New York... Read more
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ABC News
The Bombing of Laos: By the Numbersthe “remnants of war continue to shatter lives.” Here is an ABC News breakdown
The Bombing of Laos: By the Numbers
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
the “remnants of war continue to shatter lives.” Here is an ABC News breakdown on the history of the bombing in Laos: America's Secret War As the U.S. fought against communism in Vietnam, a civil war was also raging in Laos between the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Obama Pledges To Help 'Heal' Laos, Decades After U.S. BombingsBombies are submunitions, they eject from larger cluster bombs used in airstrik
Obama Pledges To Help 'Heal' Laos, Decades After U.S. Bombings
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 days ago
Bombies are submunitions, they eject from larger cluster bombs used in airstrikes. They are vestiges of the Vietnam War that spread to Laos, and still plagues the country to this day. "Until now still, [Laotians] are being injured by the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Obama Pledges To Help 'Heal' Laos, Decades After U.S. Bombingscenter for the non-profit COPE. An estimated 30 percent of the bombs dropped on
Obama Pledges To Help 'Heal' Laos, Decades After U.S. Bombings
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
center for the non-profit COPE. An estimated 30 percent of the bombs dropped on Laos by American forces during the Vietnam war failed to explode, so they continue to cause casualties today. Homemade artificial limbs hang at the COPE Visitor... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Holy ink of Jerusalem: A permanent souveniris Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Holy ink of Jerusalem: A permanent souvenir
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Single mom dresses like man for 'Donuts with Dad' dayis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Single mom dresses like man for 'Donuts with Dad' day
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Single mom dresses like man for 'Donuts with Dad' dayis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Single mom dresses like man for 'Donuts with Dad' day
FOX Carolina / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Single mom dresses like man for 'Donuts with Dad' dayis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Single mom dresses like man for 'Donuts with Dad' day
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Single mom dresses like man for 'Donuts with Dad' dayis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Single mom dresses like man for 'Donuts with Dad' day
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Single mom dresses like man for 'Donuts with Dad' dayis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Single mom dresses like man for 'Donuts with Dad' day
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Single mom dresses like man for 'Donuts with Dad' dayis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Single mom dresses like man for 'Donuts with Dad' day
WSMV Nashville / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Make sure baby is safe for next tripis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Make sure baby is safe for next trip
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Saddle Fire expands to more than 300 acres in CAis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Saddle Fire expands to more than 300 acres in CA
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dogis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dog
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Make sure baby is safe for next tripis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Make sure baby is safe for next trip
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dogis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dog
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Mother hears son’s heart beat again in organ recipientis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Mother hears son’s heart beat again in organ recipient
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dogis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dog
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Make sure baby is safe for next tripis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Make sure baby is safe for next trip
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Single mom dresses up as man to take son to Donuts with Dad eventis Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to k
Single mom dresses up as man to take son to Donuts with Dad event
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 19 days ago
is Baby Safety Month, a great time to go over a checklist of what’s needed to keep little ones safe. Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dogRemnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of A
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dog
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images) Although the conflict is over, millions of unexploded bombs have continued to kill or maim people to this... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dogRemnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of A
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dog
KXXV Waco / Posted 19 days ago
Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images) Although the conflict is over, millions of unexploded bombs have continued to kill or maim people to this... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dogRemnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of A
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dog
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 19 days ago
Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images) Although the conflict is over, millions of unexploded bombs have continued to kill or maim people to this... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dogRemnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of A
Neighbor allegedly kills veteran's PTSD dog, another family dog
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 19 days ago
Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images)Remnants of America's 'secret war' in Laos remain (Graphic images) Although the conflict is over, millions of unexploded bombs have continued to kill or maim people to this... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US gives Laos US$90 million funds boost to help clear unexploded ordnanceadditional US$90 million (67.61 million pounds) over the next three years to he
US gives Laos US$90 million funds boost to help clear unexploded ordnance
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
additional US$90 million (67.61 million pounds) over the next three years to help Laos, heavily bombed during the Vietnam War, clear unexploded ordnance, which have killed or injured more than 20,000 people. The figure announced during President... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
Local 10 Miami / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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KECI Missoula
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
KECI Missoula / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
KTVZ Bend / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
'My friends were afraid of me': What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laosover my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a moder
What 80 million unexploded US bombs did to Laos
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 19 days ago
over my body. I still feel pain always." His wounds were not caused by a modern day conflict, but by the remnants of a war that was waged more than 40 years ago, and is still destroying lives in this small Southeast Asian nation. Some 80... Read more
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