A US soldier searches for his Vietnamese son – by Sue Lloyd Roberts

[ndlr] 40 ans après la guerre, un Américain, vétéran du Viêt-Nam part à la recherche de son fils à Ho Chi Minh-Ville. Un périple qui le mène de Saigon au New Mexico aux États-Unis. Reportage et article de Sue Lloyd Roberts.

Thousands of children were fathered by American servicemen during the Vietnam war. Now in their 60s and 70s, some veterans are desperate to find the sons and daughters they have never known.

A tall, thin American wearing a straw hat wanders through the narrow streets of Ho Chi Minh City, clutching a photo album. At his side is a Vietnamese interpreter and fixer, Hung Phan, who has helped dozens of former American soldiers locate their long-lost children over the last 20 years. His latest client, the American under the straw hat, is Jerry Quinn. He has come to Vietnam to find his son.

Read more : BBC News, 26/04/2014.

Jerry&Brandy
Jerry and his girlfriend, Brandy, before they were parted © 2014 BBC

 



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indomemoires (2014, 4 mai). A US soldier searches for his Vietnamese son – by Sue Lloyd Roberts. Mémoires d'Indochine. Consulté le 26 mai 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/q585