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Da Nang, Vietnam….For hours every day, the Marine MP at Da Nang’s Checkpoint Charlie has assistance as he checks vehicles through. The youngsters are Tai, left, and Vo, the sons of Vietnamese air force sergeant who lives on the base. The Marine is Lance Corporal James T. Carter., 7/28/1965.

From the series:  General Photograph File of the U.S. Marine Corps, 1927 - 1981

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“Bà thích đọc lắm con ạ, chứ bà không muốn ngồi không lại loanh quanh tủn mủn hàng xóm láng giềng. Vả lại mình cũng có việc của mình cơ mà. Còn thì đọc sách đọc báo, đọc cho mình nắm được phương châm trên thế giới nó ra sao, nhất là sách khoa học!”

“I love reading. Otherwise, I’d have too much time to spare and chat with the neighbours about family stuff. Things like that should be kept on the down low. Plus I have matters of my own too! As for books and newspapers, I just read them to stay up to date with what’s going on in the world! Especially scientific books!”

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*Now that is some in-your-face rap music 

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SAIGON 1966

Charles B. Prewitt

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Ở Sài Gòn có nhiều điểm rất tuyệt mà một trong đó là có nhiều chung cư cũ thiệt là nhiệm màu vừa đẹp vừa có nhiều quán cafe hay… Bởi đi đâu cũng nhớ Sài Gòn! #saigonese #saigon #vietnam #chungcư #old #block #building #architecture #coffee #coffeeshop #vsco #vscosaigon #vscocam #vscocamphotos #vscohochiminh (tại Phố Đi Bộ Nguyễn Huệ)

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