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January 20, 2014 1:00 PM

Veterans speak up about public thank-yous

DEAR ABBY: I just read the letter from “Twice Bitten in Washington,” who had thanked veterans for their service to our country and received several negative responses. I’m a retired vet, dying from Agent Orange poisoning. I served two tours in Vietnam, and when I returned from Nam, I was called a baby killer, spat upon and refused taxi service because I was in uniform.

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