Diabetes Now Tops Vietnam Vets' Claims

By MIKE BAKER
2010-08-30T21:14:51Z
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- By his own reckoning, a Navy electrician spent just eight hours in Vietnam, during a layover on his flight back to the U.S. in 1966. He bought some cigarettes and snapped a few photos....

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