Tag Archive | vietnam refugees

helicopters

The following is an excerpt from a body of work in progress that relates my family’s personal experience during the events that occurred in Saigon, Viet Nam, on April 28th through the 30th, in 1975. Saigon fell to the communists on April 29th. I was eleven years old at the time. Noise and wind from […]

The Arithmetic of Iraq

Update: I wrote this piece nine years ago after we invaded Iraq in 2003 about the need for the US to consider war refugees as the consequences of repeating our mistakes in foreign soils. The Syrian refugees situation and the fears and potential backlash for these people in the US are fulfilling a predictable outcome. […]