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Vietnamese restaurant was unlikely healing spot for McCain, other POWs

ARLINGTON, Va. - A Vietnamese restaurant may seem an unlikely place for Vietnam veterans to gather, but for more than 30 years the vets - including Sen. John McCain and many other former prisoners of war - have been coming to Nam Viet on Tet, the Vietnamese new year, to reminisce and to heal.

Rolling Thunder brings Washington a raucous reminder of POW/MIA issue

WASHINGTON - Tucson veteran Dan Grannan said his “goosebumps had goosebumps” after his first Rolling Thunder Run in 1992, and the camaraderie has kept him coming back to join tens of thousands of motorcyclists who come to Washington every Memorial Day to remember POT/MIAs.

Mixed Americans: How multiracial families talk about race

TEMPE – When Talia Fuentes fills out the race/ethnicity portion of the United States Census, she checks three boxes: Hispanic, Native American, and Caucasian. But up until 2000, Fuentes, and others like her, would have only been able to check one box.