|This photo does
not need a great deal of explanation.
School is out for
the day, and the children are just like kids anywhere -- ecstatic!
is evidence that the American soldier was very well received by the Vietnamese
children. They would tell us that they wanted to be just like us
when they grew up! We knew, however, that no matter what kind
of education these children would have, or however high their studies would
take them, they would never enjoy the opportunities that we had offered
to us, and our very own children would have offered to them.