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A SAIGON KIDS™ REFLECTIONS OF LIFE IN VIETNAM

Submitted by Frank Stoddard (ACS)

I just read an article about my 1960 travel to Vietnam as a 16 year old. An ole family friend had this Anaconda, Montana article that I never knew existed.

Now what I really want to talk about is my military service time in Vietnam, and not so much about […]

CELEBRATING 3 EVENTS TODAY

by Admin

Come celebrate with me Saigon Kids™. We have 3 events to celebrate today! Celebration 1

It’s my 75th birthday. Yep, it was at 5:54 p.m. 75 years ago today ol’ Doc Grant held me upside down by the heels and slapped me on the butt (that’s the way they welcomed newborn’s to the […]

Christmas in Saigon, 1960

Submitted by Bruce Thomas (ACS)

Whenever I travel the couple of hundred miles over to a neighboring state, to the city where my mother was born and raised, I visit the graves of my parents. And then I’ll stroll the hundred yards or so across the city’s largest cemetery to visit the grave of my […]

SAIGON ARRIVAL: KEVIN WELLS

It was still the children are to be seen and not heard era so I got my orders. Full formal table manners were in effect until further notice and I was to help keep my siblings under control. As the oldest of the siblings, I had my duties. What I had not experienced before was a Chef and someone who served the meal, neither of whom was my mother. […]

SAIGON ARRIVAL: BOB LAYSON

I looked out the window and saw a skinny little old lady dressed in what looked like black pajamas and a cone shaped hat squatting by a tree peeing. She looked up at me smiling with black teeth then spit some kind of red juice. […]