For most of us, war is, thankfully, an abstract thing. Something for the history books. But for those who lived it, war remains a reality every day.
"The memories are so strong with me,” says Vietnamese American journalist Nguyen Qui Duc. “I think of the ghosts living in the trees. I think of the temples and the graves. And I can't go there, because the spirit is there, that whole sadness is there with me."
On Jan. 30, 1968, Nguyen and his entire family were swept into the vortex of war.