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News - August 16, 2013

Refugees honor Palo Alto man who helped them to start over

Douglas Smith, a psychologist, encouraged Vietnamese to rebuild their lives

by Elena Kadvany

After the end of the Vietnam War in 1975, many Vietnamese fled the country for the United States, seeking reprieve from the oppressive rule of a communist regime.

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Editorial Assistant Elena Kadvany can be emailed at ekadvany@paweekly.com.

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