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Daughter Remembers in Yearly Visit to Memorial

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Daughter Remembers in Yearly Visit to Memorial

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Daughter Remembers in Yearly Visit to Memorial

Daughter Remembers in Yearly Visit to Memorial

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One woman reflects on her childhood growing up as — in her words — a semi-orphan, after her father, Staff Sgt. David Spears, was killed in Vietnam.

Spears makes an important trip every year to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.