The Life We Were Given

Operation Babylift, International Adoption, and the Children of War in Vietnam

by Dana Sachs

The Life We Were Given

Hardcover, 258 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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"The saddest story ... of the war in Vietnam had nothing to do with soldiers or ideology and has never been fully told. ... Thankfully, Dana Sachs fills that void with The Life We Were Given, one of the bravest and most wrenching books I have read about the war. All the victims and heroes of the Orphan Airlift come unforgettably to life in this beautiful book."—Tom Bissell, author of The Father of All Things.

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