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““I was 14 at the time, old enough to understand that south Vietnam was facing a grim situation.”

Operation BabyLift

by Jason Trieu

A young man tries to save his little brothers as Saigon falls.

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A piece of the $100 bill torn by the Vietnamese police officer who refused to take President of World Airways Ed Daly's cash bribe and allow Jason to evacuate war torn South Vietnam with his two younger brothers.

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Jason and his brothers, Jeff and Jeremy, in 1974.

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Jeremy, Jeff, Jason and his family (left to right) in the present day.