When Two Vietnam Veterans Reunited After Five Decades, One Gave The Other A Life-Saving Gift

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Doug Kaufman and Jim McGee hadn’t met since serving alongside each other in the Vietnam War, but a funeral brought them back together in the summer of 2018. And it was at this reunion that Kaufman was inspired to give McGee an incredible gift that would link the pair for a lifetime.

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McGee and Kaufman were just two of the many young Americans to serve in Vietnam. But even though the conflict in which the pair took part remains widely known as the Vietnam War, that is something of a misnomer, as fighting also took place in Cambodia and Laos.

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