Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

LETTER: Help Sought in Finding Images of War Heroes

Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

LETTER: Help Sought in Finding Images of War Heroes

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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, which built the Vietnam Wall in 1982, seeks to honor all Vietnam veterans and help heal the nation's wounds from the Vietnam War. As it continues its mission, it is seeking to connect a face with every name on the Wall through both its interactive digital Wall of Faces as well as in the future Education Center.

To help fulfill this mission, AP U.S. History students at Auburn High School are seeking the state's help in providing photographs to honor the memory of the fallen soldiers from Alabama. As of now, 13 of Tuscaloosa County's 36 casualties in the Vietnam War do not have photographs representing them (641 of the 1210 casualties from Alabama lack images).

Your help in finding photos of the following fallen heroes from Tuscaloosa County would be appreciated: James Estus Abston Jr. …

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