Thursday, February 05, 2004

Mamie Van Doren's Vietnam Diary :

"It is already dark as I put on my makeup in a makeshift dressing room. These Spartan quarters have been set up for me by a senior sergeant and a couple of grunts at this remote fire base. It is really a small trailer that feels like a sauna. It is humid and hot as only Vietnam's Mecong Delta can be, even though the sun has gone down an hour ago. As fast as I put on the makeup, it runs off my face in little brown rivulets of sweat."

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