Victims of Agent Orange
Hackettstown, New Jersey. Ryan Albertson, aged six—who suffers from spina bifida—and his father, Kelly Albertson. Ryan's grandfather James Albertson was in the army in Vietnam during the war and was exposed to Agent Orange.
Highland Lake, New Jersey. Michael Szymczak, 23—who suffers from spina bifida—and his mother, Doreen Szymczak. Michael's father was in the Air Force during the Vietnam War and may have been exposed to Agent Orange.
Each day Mike Ryan takes a handful of medications to address many of the health issues he attributes to his exposure to Agent Orange while serving between '67 and '68.
Phan Thanh Hung Duc, 20, a patient at the Tu Du Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, last October.
Vietnam veteran James Burdge, 34, of Long Branch, New Jersey shows the long rashes across his arms that he developed from working with Agent Orange. Under his clothes, the rashes cover half of his body.
Cam Lo, Quang Tri Province. Phan Thi Hoi bathes her 14-year-old son, Bui Quang Ky. She was exposed to Agent Orange when she was in the North Vietnamese Army during the war.
Dallas, Texas. Eric Ramsey, 35, who suffers from hydrocephalus and has a deformed foot and hand. A large part of his brain is also missing. Eric's father was a Marine during the Vietnam War and was severely wounded by a land mine and exposed to Agent Orange.
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