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November 11, 2011

Vietnam vets are struck by being thanked for their service - unlike in the '70s

After the speeches ended, after the bagpiper played "Amazing Grace," Bob Hamilton went searching for one of the 58,272 names on the polished black granite wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Hardly a day goes by that he doesn't think about Ray George, a fellow helicopter pilot who was killed in Vietnam when he subbed for Hamilton one day four decades ago.

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