US actor takes on cudgels on behalf of VN AO victims

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Update: March, 30/2017 – 06:00

Doing good: Richard Hughes and a boy who was part of the Shoeshine Boys project in Sài Gòn in the 1970s. Courtesy Photo of Dick Hughes.
Viet Nam News by Phước Bửu

THỪA THIÊN- HUẾ — What started out as a gesture of good will has become Richard Hughes’ passion and destiny as he knocks on doors and crosses oceans in search of justice for Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange.

Richard “Dick” Hughes is an American actor who gained worldwide fame for forming a gang of Sài Gòn street boys during the Việt Nam-US war and living with them.

Wartime Việt Nam first impacted on the consciousness of the Pittsburgh-born actor when he was working at the Theatre Company of Boston, a year after his graduation from Boston University Graduate School of Drama in 1967. Tiếp tục đọc “US actor takes on cudgels on behalf of VN AO victims”