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Commentator Karen Spears Zacharias is the daughter of an American soldier who was killed in Vietnam. She remembers how her mother held their family together after her father's death. Zacharias is the author of Hero Mama: A Daughter Remembers the Father She Lost in Vietnam — and the Mother Who Held Her Family Together.

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A Daughter Remembers The Father She Lost In Vietnam—And The Mother Who Held Her Family Together

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A Daughter Remembers The Father She Lost In Vietnam--And The Mother Who Held Her Family Together
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