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Providing a Touch of Home in Vietnam

  • Aired: 09/25/2017
  • 03:32
  • Rating: NR
Holley Watts' friends used to say, "You're not a guy. You don't have to go." "That's right!" she responded. In 1966-1967 Watts served in the American Red Cross Supplemental Recreation Overseas Activities program. She and other women, who were dubbed "Donut Dollys," provided outreach and a touch of home to American soldiers stationed in Vietnam. 50 years later, Holley reflects on the experience.
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Red Cross "Donut Dolly" Holley Watts discusses her experience in Vietnam in 1966-67.
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