May 24, at AM Wayne Fischer celebrated his 24th birthday as he stepped off a plane in Vietnam.
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Fischer ended up flying troops, supplies and mail as a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. He was one of the veterans interviewed as part of a documentary project undertaken by students at Married women seeking sex Willows North High School.
On Friday night, the students' feature-length documentary "Naperville in Vietnam" debuted to the crowd that gathered in the Naperville North Performance Center. He and fellow teacher Michael Jelinek spearheaded the project at the request of local veterans groups.
It was all done outside the classroom under the coordination of graduating senior Benjamin Caine. Caine said though daunting, everyone pulled together in the end to finish the documentary so it could be shown at the start of Memorial Day weekend. Seeking 18 year old girls
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In addition to the documentary, another group of students are working on a companion book, according to Jelinek. Teachers and students are targeting a release date on Veterans Day. The veterans involved were amazed by the quality of the documentary.
Although Fischer was 24 years old when he arrived in Vietnam, many of the troops were roughly the same age as the students who created the documentary. Mike Barbour, who served with the U. Army Special Forces in Vietnam, said he did not feel welcomed when he first returned from the war and he rarely told people he served because he didn't want to be accused of being a "baby killer" as vets Single lady looking sex Alamogordo sometimes called back.
We had to get rid of any mementos," said his wife, Jan Barbour. Fifty years later that all has changed.
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Barbour said young people want to know more about what happened, and he is more than happy to share his stories. Charles Vladika, a Vietnam veteran with the U.
Army, said he is happy to see his contributions are no longer just a paragraph Beautiful older ladies wants friendship Kenosha Wisconsin the history books. It was genius doing this," Vladika said of the students' documentary. Vladika, who has worked in television, said the project by the students was first-class.
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We really need to focus on this era. These men are patriots.
For David Moosemiller, who also just graduated, the project was a chance to learn from the veterans themselves. It was not like World War II," said Moosemiller, who added he hopes this documentary will be a way to make up for recognition they didn't Sexy women seeking real sex Myrtle Beach in the past. Graduating seniors David Gehrs, Jason Williams and Thomas Bleifuss all agreed the documentary involved a lot of work, but the final product was well worth it.
What struck Sweet housewives seeking nsa Davis was the brotherhood the men experienced in Vietnam and how it all changed when they returned to the States.
We need to honor them correctly," he said. Latest Naperville Sun.