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A new angle on war from Marissa Roth. Working with 22 US servicemen Roth sourced more than 70 photographs from them, showing a different side of the Vietnam war. An exhibition opened on August 6, 2016, at Highground Veteran’s Memorial Park, in Neillsville, Wisconsin.

In WEAU13 News this week:

“72 photos all taken by 22 Vietnam Veterans during the Vietnam War can now be found in the Learning Center at the Highground. But the story told in the photos isn’t one of the war most think of.”

“It’s really about showcasing a perspective of the war that we don’t even think about,” Marissa Roth, the curator of the “My War” exhibit, said. “It’s their perspective; it’s personal. The pictures: most of them aren’t gruesome or grim. They’re poignant. Some are tender, some are funny.”

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Steve Maddox of Highground

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