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Ruth Clare: The Vietnam War and its Impact

Session Info:

I grew up with a Vietnam Veteran as a father, but the war wasn’t something he ever really talked about. This talk looks at some of the interesting things I found out about the war, including the personal experience of some veterans. It also explores the psychological repercussions of war on veterans and their families.

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My story of growing up with a father who fought in the Vietnam War but never spoke about it

Interesting things I found out the Vietnam War

My story growing up with a father who fought in the Vietnam War but never talked about it.

Interesting things I found out about the Vietnam War
  • Statistics on the war
  • The difference between guerrilla and trench warfare
  • The way soldiers were moved between battles
  • The way soldiers were treated on their return
The psychological impact of war
  • The way training a soldier rewires their brain
  • What is PTSD?
  • Some statistics of children of Vietnam Veterans

 

 

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