By Cecil Johnson Knight Ridder Newspapers In July 1965, Robert Turner sat on the edge of a dike overlooking a stinking rice paddy in Vietnam, so hungry, exhausted, homesick and scared that he thought about giving up. “I was thinking how much I wanted out of there, how much I wanted away from that place.
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