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Agent Orange

Pham Minh Trieu with his daughter, Pham Thi Ngoc Minh 33 yrs old..He was in the Army from 1950 - 1975 and was an Army medic during the War. He remembers hiding in underground tunnels during US Air Force bombing raids. He was based in Baria, Vung Tau, when dioxin was dropped on the area. He has strong memories of leaves falling off plants and trees dying. He also remembers eating fruit from dioxin-affected regrowth. Returning to Ben Tre Provence, he met and married his wife. He blames the defects of his daughter, Pham Thi Ngoc Minh , on dioxin poising, a direct result of his exposure to the poison during the War.

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Pham Minh Trieu with his daughter, Pham Thi Ngoc Minh 33 yrs old..He was in the Army from 1950 - 1975 and was an Army medic during the War. He remembers hiding in underground tunnels during US Air Force bombing raids. He was based in Baria, Vung Tau, when dioxin was dropped on the area. He has strong memories of leaves falling off plants and trees dying. He also remembers eating fruit from dioxin-affected regrowth. Returning to Ben Tre Provence, he met and married his wife. He blames the defects of his daughter, Pham Thi Ngoc Minh , on dioxin poising, a direct result of his exposure to the poison during the War.