Pegi Scarlett had just returned from her husband’s grave this past Memorial Day – the first since his death – when, on a whim, she decided to search online whether other Vietnam vets had died of the same aggressive brain cancer.
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Veterans Affairs and Veterans News from HadIt.com
Curated by Theresa "Tbird" Aldrich
In one emotional exchange, Army vet Reginald Russell Sr. rose from the audience and accused the VA of ignoring anecdotal evidence that Agent Orange had harmed children of vets. Russell’s first son, born shortly after he returned from Vietnam in 1971, died inexplicably at 9 months old. His youngest son, born a few years later with a heart defect, died in 2012 at 32. Russell held up a photo of a grave marker: “That’s my child,” he said, choking up.
I found this site many years ago when trying to figure out where I got the silver BB that rainy monsoon September morning during Operation Leapfrog/Forward Thrust. Truth be told, I can't say where it (the internet site) was but it may have been the Ravens site known then as the Edgar Allan Poe Literary…