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She Weeps Each Time You're Born
April 30, 2015 will mark the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon, the day the Viet Cong swept the city, the last Americans were evacuated and the Vietnam War was finally over. According to Quan Barry, poet and author of the new book She Weeps Each Time You’re Born, this was also the moment that most Americans stopped thinking about Vietnam. Yet, as tourism to Southeast Asia increases, Barry explained in a recent interview, travelers should remember that Vietnamese history didn’t start and end in the 1960s and ’70s.