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Diep Nguyen was a teen when she came from school in Vietnam one day, and found her life was about to change. "My aunt was there … along with Grandpa, and they were crying. My mother said, ‘Pack your bag, you’re going with your aunt.’"
Vietnam veterans gathered at Chicago's Navy Pier Friday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Chicago Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home parade.The 1986 march was the largest event of its kind in American history.
In contrast to much of the developed world, Vietnam’s economy grows at seven percent a year. But those numbers weren’t cause for celebration at the Communist Party’s five-year Congress, when the nation’s one-party system chose its new leaders.