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Vietnam Refugee's Story / Washington Adoption #245687

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 29, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Vietnam refugee who came to United States at end of war.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Saigon, South Vietnam) April 1975 film shows 14 year old Nguyen Van Loo. In Vietnam orphanage, he wrote letter describing his plight as orphan and dwarf. Said he wanted American home and love.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

(Hellingham, WA) Mr. and Mrs. Lee Arested persisted in efforts to adopt the boy. They have 14 children; 13 are adopted. Arestads refuse financial help for their children. [Laura ARRESTED - says Loo fits in well.] Loo adopted today. [JUDGE - congratulates Loo.] Children skip school and eat hamburgers to celebrate. [LOO - says its happiest day of his life.]

Fromson, Murray;
Mudd, Roger

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