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Vietnam: My Orange Pain

Devastating consequences of the use of Agent Orange in the Vietnam War

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During the Vietnam War, the U.S Air Force used a defoliant known as “Agent Orange” to destroy forests where Vietcong guerrilla fighters were taking cover. Use of this toxic chemical not only severely harmed the health of those immediately exposed to it, but also led to birth defects in subsequent generations. Its impact is still being felt in Vietnam, where it is estimated that around 5 million people are suffering from its damaging effects. They call it their “orange pain”.
The RTD team interviews local people who are still living with the consequences of the Vietnam War long after it ended, and an American veteran who has dedicated his life to clearing the country of mines and shells.

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