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FATHER CRAWFORD’S KIDS: VIETNAMESE VILLAGE TO NEUROSCIENCES LAB – THE AMAZING JOURNEY OF DR. DUONG HUYNH

Submitted by Frank Stoddard (ACS)

As previously mentioned in the story about my recent Road Trip in the Lil’ Red Roadster, I met up with two of Father Crawford’s kids, Phi-Yen and Theo, who were part of the group of children airlifted out of Vietnam in 1975.

Theo has informed me that one of his […]

SAIGON KID ANGELIQUE KENNEY SEEKS INFORMATION ON PEOPLE AND LIFE IN SAIGON EARLY 1960s

Submitted by Angelique Kenney (Fr. Crawford Kids)

I am looking for information about Bernadette Radda and/or Chuck Canham, who was a Green Beret in Saigon 1962-63. Bernadette was there 1961-64.

I am also wondering if there are any people who were adults there at the time. I am writing a book and need help on […]

BOOK PUBLISHED AS TRIBUTE TO FATHER CRAWFORD

Submitted by: Bob Ritchie

Thanks to Saigon Kids, I am closing in on my target “Operation Baby Lift” My appeal for information on Fr Crawford’s Orphanage has yielded a very nice bound book published as a tribute to the Good Father with meditations as well as details on the operation itself…all thanks to the good […]

MARRIED BY FATHER CRAWFORD IN SAIGON

Submitted by Mazie Purtle (Mrs Dale Purtle)

Fifty-two years ago on September 18, 1962, Dale Purtle and I were married in the late afternoon by Father Crawford at Cite Marie-Paul in Saigon. Attendants were Claire Breckon, wife of FSO Lyall Breckon and Robert Hahang, a bank official. FSO Kenneth Rogers and his wife Millicent hosted […]

Father Crawford’s Kids

by Frank Stoddard (ACS)

Father Crawford Kids (Circa 1960/70s). Frank Stoddard Collection. Submitted by Frank Stoddard. CLICK IMAGE for LARGER VIEW

Bob and I have been in contact with a young lady who was part of the Father Crawford’s Kids airlift of 1975.

I have several emails from her, but still have not found […]