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Author of "When Heaven and Earth Changed Places" Le Ly Hayslip accompanied TOP on a Tour Of Peace
Le Ly Hayslip's film rights were purchased by Oliver Stone for the movie "Heaven and Earth"--the last of Stone's "Vietnam triology." Here, TOP joins Le Ly at her home and site featured in the movie screenplay (captured briefly on this story, from the actual location). Le Ly's brother and sister, also featured in her books & movie, are present to meet TOP. TOP visits a school that day. Filmed for the Vietnamese public and produced by Hòang Nguy?n is "Nha Van Phung Le Ly:

 

Back to Vietnam, Tours of the Heart
A book about a path of service in Vietnam, inspired after a life-changing Tour Of Peace was taken by R. Bruce Logan and Elaine Head
http://www.backtovietnam.com


Healing the Wounds of War
TOP Participants blog their Tour Of Peace experience

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dog tag of medic killed in Vietnam returned to his brother
For the son of a pastor who considered fleeing to Canada because he objected to war, David F. Winder seemed an unlikely candidate to receive the nation's highest military recognition....
By Jonathan D. Silver

Tobyhanna Reporter, Tobyhanna Army Depot, Tobyhanna, PA.
Piece of veteran’s identity returns from the past
Public Affairs Office News Release Number: 117-08
by Jennifer Caprioli, Staff Writer

Seacoastonline.com, Kennebunk woman retraces steps of veteran father
By Steve Bodnar

KSDK.com, Dog Tags Given To Widow Of Soldier Killed In Vietnam
Click here to view video on KING5.com (after short commercial).

Winona Post, Vietnam orphans draw vet back
by Cynthia Porter

The Toccoa Record, Tag Team Effort
By Christine Brubaker

Sierra Vista Herald, Sierra Vista man's trips help make peace
By Bill Hess

Prescott Valley Tribune, Tours of Peace
Tours make veterans, kin feel better
By Cheryl Hartz

San Jose Mercury News, Daughter finds forgiveness in distant land
By Scott Herhold

The Daily Mining Gazette, Local News Archives, August 2004
Haunting memento returned, Vietnam vet's dog tag comes home (PDF)

Winona Post
A long, hard trip to visit the past and see the future

Arizona Daily Star
Cousin finds closure after 36 years

Military.com Interview
Jess DeVaney Talks About His Group, "Tours of Peace Vietnam Veterans"

Tomorrow Magazine
Gerald Fivecoate, Sr.


TOP Website Articles

Dog Tags: Verification and Authenticity

Cousin of KIA Receives Dog Tag

TOP Finds Captain Marshall's Family, Reunites Personal Effect

Gerald Fivecoate's Daughter Finds Tag

Dog Tag Presented To Veteran By Top Participant

We Remember - TOP Vietnam Veterans honors the memory of those who gave all.


Participant Stories

Top Trip Leads To Adoption

Search & Find - TOP Veteran reunited with an old friend.