by Admin and Richard Turner, Contributing Editor © SaigonKidsAmericanCommunitySchool.Com
A Day in the Life: Saigon 1955 – 1965
The Saigon Kids American Community School website is assembling an archive of stories by people who lived in Saigon between 1955 and 1965.
This is your story.
We need your help.
The structure for the […]
by Admin and Contributing Editors Richard Turner and Kevin Wells © SaigonKidsAmericanCommunitySchool.Com
Below are Saigon Kids™ stories about our Saigon Arrival – when and how we arrived in Saigon and our initial impressions and experiences.
Bob Layson (1959-61) How Did Mrs. Yamaguchi Know?!
After landing the plane taxied to the arrival gate. […]
It was still the children are to be seen and not heard era so I got my orders. Full formal table manners were in effect until further notice and I was to help keep my siblings under control. As the oldest of the siblings, I had my duties. What I had not experienced before was a Chef and someone who served the meal, neither of whom was my mother. […]
I looked out the window and saw a skinny little old lady dressed in what looked like black pajamas and a cone shaped hat squatting by a tree peeing. She looked up at me smiling with black teeth then spit some kind of red juice. […]