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WELCOME SAIGON KID STEPHEN LOWE

Ever hear about the nuns kidnapping my sister for a couple days and the entire army searching for her? […]

SAIGON, A WAR NOT OUR OWN – MOVIE TRAILER

I am documenting the experiences and emotional repercussions of American children living in Saigon at the onset of Vietnam war. […]

SAIGON KID’S BOOK PUBLISHED

“The Spy and His CIA Brat” is a tale of mystery, bonding, and survival in cataclysmic times. Reviewing historical notes, CIA documents, and letters from his parents, the author seeks to decode the secret life of his father, the mysterious Walter Cini. Walter Cini, a grocer’s son not interested in joining the family business opted instead for the arts and world travel. […]

SUNDAY IN GERMANY: BIG NEWS OUT OF GERMANY (Nah)

I haven’t posted anything of importance/interest in a long time, if ever, but thought I would share my days with those of you who are interested, if any. We are still living in Grosshansdorf, Germany which is still a small community of about 9000+ individuals according to Wikipedia. It is pretty much a community of retired folks (hence the Yeager’s) and a bedroom community for those who work in Hamburg which is the 2nd largest city in Germany. Three U-Bahn (subway) stations serve the village, one of which is a 10 minute walk from our abode. […]

SAIGON MEMOIR NOW ON SALE

The early Vietnam war years through the eyes of a U.S. military brat: In May of 1962, Naval Chief Petty Officer Bryant Arbuckle flew to Saigon to establish a new Armed Forces Radio Station(AFRS). Next to follow were his wife and three boys, Leslie among them. Saigon Kids is the candid, recondite slice of fourteen-year-old military brat Les Arbuckle’s experience at the American Community School (ACS) during the critical months of the Vietnam War when events would, quite literally, ignite in downtown Saigon. […]