Friday, January 4, 2013 at 12:00 am (Updated: January 4, 12:02 am)
Editor’s note: This letter was originally addressed to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and U.S. Rep. Jimmy Duncan.
I don’t know if either of you were in the Vietnam War, but I want to tell you about a visit that Jim Henry and I had at the Vietnam War Memorial in November.
Years ago we went to the memorial, and I can still see Jim with his head against “The Wall” and crying.
A few days ago, we revisited the wall listing the names of dead soldiers, and Jim was deeply moved that he had been spared when around 60,000 soldiers were not.
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