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- Humerus reunion: Doc returns Vietnamese vet's arm
Dr. Sam Axelrad, right, hands over arm bones belonging to former North Vietnamese soldier Nguyen Quang Hung, left, at Hung's house in the town of An Khe, Gia Lai province, Vietnam on Monday.
July 2, 2013 - Asheville Citizen-Times
- Doc returns Vietnamese vet's arm
An American doctor arrived in Vietnam carrying an unlikely piece of luggage: the bones of an arm he amputated in 1966. Dr. Sam Axelrad brought the skeletal keepsake home to Texas as a reminder that when a badly injured North Vietnamese soldier was brought to him, he did the right thing and fixed him up. The bones sat in a closet for decades, and when the Houston urologist finally pulled them out ...
July 1, 2013 - Stars and Stripes
- Humerus reunion: Doctor returns Vietnamese vet’s arm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — An American doctor has arrived in Vietnam carrying an unlikely piece of luggage: the bones of an arm he amputated in 1966. Dr. Sam Axelrad flew into the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, Saturday from Houston. He was traveling through central Vietnam with his sons and two grandchildren Monday to meet the amputee, Nguyen Quang Hung, a former North Vietnamese soldier. After Hung was ...
July 1, 2013 - The Fairfield Ledger