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DEBORAH SPOHR MARTIN WANTS TO CONNECT WITH OTHERS WHO ATTENDED PHOENIX STUDY GROUP

Submitted by Deborah Spohr Martin (ACS and PSG) I was in Vietnam the 1964 year to 1965. That was when the American school closed and I was very young in 5th or 6th grade.

I remember returning home very animated and announcing to my parents Betty and Hank Spohr that there would be […]

SAIGON KIDS™ STORIES: MEMORIES OF THE KINH DO THEATER BOMBING

By Deborah Spohr Martins (ACS)

We were all sitting at the dinning room table having dinner, my Mom , Dad , brother, sister and my self,when the bomb went off and shook our house windows. My father who was the assistant manager of ESSO Oil Company,(he was a civilian and always seemed to know […]

AMERICAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL CLOSING ITS DOORS…

I was 12 years old when the American Community School in Saigon closed its doors on February 8, 1965 and I remember the event so distinctly. Every kids dream of no more school!! […]

Saigon Kids™ Stories: My most memorable Saigon Christmas

I believe it was 1961 Christmas in Saigon Vietnam. I was 11 years old. My father Henry Spohr was the assistant operations manager for Esso oil company, and he supported a child through Christian Children’s Fund. This child lived in Saigon. […]