NPR logo

Daughter Remembers in Yearly Visit to Memorial

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/16203858/16203850" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Daughter Remembers in Yearly Visit to Memorial

Commentary

Daughter Remembers in Yearly Visit to Memorial

Daughter Remembers in Yearly Visit to Memorial

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/16203858/16203850" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

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.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.