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With her son beside her, Bonnye Vohden in 1972 watches President Nixon announce on television his Vietnam withdrawal plans. Her husband, Navy Lt Commander Raymond Vohden, has been a prisoner of war in North Vietnam for eight years. (Underwood Archives/Getty Images)
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