Talking to a veteran before Memorial Day

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Vietnam War vet Paul Baffico recounts going from going to ‘Nam as a college grad to currently volunteering at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington D.C. His inspirational story is a fitting way to kick off this holiday weekend, as we salute veterans everywhere in the United States.


A veteran pauses at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Pete Souza / Chicago Tribune)