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Jeremiah Denton, screenshot from the famous film footage of his captivity as a POW in Vietnam. Denton answered the questions, all the while spelling out "t-o-r-t-u-r-e" in Morse code with the blinking of his eyelids.

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Chuong Nguyen, the Republican state delegate candidate in Virginia's 87th District, left Vietnam in a small fishing boat and found refuge in Malaysia before coming to the U.S.

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Looking ahead: Marine Tim Chamber and Army veteran Eric Cantu saluted during the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom on Sunday. Although the event has grown, the number of riders who fought in Vietnam is dwindling. (Associated Press)

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Military personnel take part in a parade celebrating the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War which is also remembered as the "Fall of Saigon," in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Thursday, April 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

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Ann Sherman Wolcott, from York, Pa. takes a look at a prison cell during a tour of the former infamous prison dubbed by American prisoners of war the "Hanoi Hilton", in Hanoi, Vietnam on Tuesday, March 9, 2004. Wolcott, the National President for the American Gold Star Mothers, is first president of the organization to visit Vietnam where her son was killed during the Vietnam War. She is hoping her trip will encourage more mothers who lost sons during the conflict to visit the place where they died. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

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Ann Sherman Wolcott, from York, Pa. takes a look at a prison cell during a tour of the former infamous prison dubbed by American prisoners of war the "Hanoi Hilton", in Hanoi, Vietnam on Tuesday, March 9, 2004. Wolcott, the National President for the American Gold Star Mothers, is first president of the organization to visit Vietnam where her son was killed during the Vietnam War. She is hoping her trip will encourage more mothers who lost sons during the conflict to visit the place where they died. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

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Returning Operation Babylift orphan Lyly Kara Koenig reacts as she tours an orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, Thursday, June 16, 2005. A group of Babylift orphans toured the facility as part of a return to Vietnam for the 30th anniversary of Operation Babylift. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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Returning Operation Babylift orphan Jonathan Groth, of Doylestown, Pa., right, gets a smile from orphan Duc as he tours an orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Thursday, June 16, 2005. A group of Babylift orphans toured the facility as part of a return to Vietnam for the 30th anniversary of Operation Babylift. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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Returning Operation Babylift orphan Lyly Kara Koenig is comforted by her mother, Karen Koenig, right, as she reacts during a tour of an orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Thursday, June 16, 2005. A group of Babylift orphans toured the facility as part of a return to Vietnam for the 30th anniversary of Operation Babylift. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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Returning Operation Babylift orphan Jonathan Groth, of Doylestown, Pa., gets a high five from a young orphan, during a tour of an orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, Thursday, June 16, 2005. A group of Babylift orphans toured the facility as part of a return to Vietnam for the 30th anniversary of Operation Babylift. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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Janice Wollett, a former flight attendant from "Operation Babylift," holds a picture of Vietnamese orphans she helped to evacuate from Vietnam in April 1975. She arrived aboard the 30th commemoration flight of World Airways at Tan Son Nhut airport in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, Vietnam, Wednesday, June 15, 2005. More than 20 Vietnamese orphans adopted 30 years ago during "Operation Babylift" along with members of the original crew returned to Vietnam for the 30th anniversary of the airlift. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

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Vietnamese women waving American and Vietnamese flags wait to greet orphans aboard a World Airways commemoration flight from the United States at Tan Son Nhut airport in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, Vietnam, Wednesday, June 15, 2005. The Vietnamese orphans adopted 30 years ago during "Operation Babylift" were part of a group of more than 20 returning to Vietnam for the 30th anniversary of the airlift. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

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Cheryl Livingston Markson, center, hugs brothers Jason Triew, right, and Jeff Gahr, during a reception for former Operation Babylift orphans in San Francisco, Calif., Sunday, June 12, 2005. Both Triew and Gahr were on the original Operation Babylift World Airways aircraft 30 years ago, but the older brother, Triew, was removed from the aircraft due to his age and wasn't able to get out of Vietnam for several weeks. Both are returning the Vietnam for the 30th anniversary of the airlift. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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Tanya Dilbeck Bakal poses with her original Vietnam passport with her baby picture during an interview at a park in Alpharetta, Ga., Wednesday, April 27, 2005. Bakal was one of the original 57 Vietnamese orphans on World Airways Operation Babylift April 2, 1975 flight just before the fall of Saigon. She is scheduled to return to Vietnam for the first time in June when World Airways brings some of the orphans back on a flight dubbed Operation Babylift - Homeward Bound. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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Original Operation Babylift pilots Bill Keating, right, and Ken Healy pose in the cockpit of the World Airways aircraft as it prepares to leave Taipei, Taiwan for Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, Wednesday, June 15, 2005. Mr. Keating and Mr. Healy were part of the group returning to Vietnam for the 30th anniversary of the airlift with a group of more than 20 former orphans. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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Cheryl Livingston Markson, right, embraces Wendy Greene as Operation Babylift orphans prepare to leave the airport at Oakland, Calif., Monday, June 13, 2005 for Vietnam. Ms. Greene was on the original Operation Babylift children 30 years ago and Ms. Markson was the head of the Friends of Children of Vietnam, one of the organizations that arranged for the adoptions. Both are returning the Vietnam for the 30th anniversary of the airlift. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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An unidentififed American woman carries a crying infant as other children, all orphans, wait to board a bus in Saigon, Vietnam on Friday, April 11, 1975. The South Vietnamese orphans are being taken to a U.S. Air Force transport plane to fly them to the United States for adoption. (AP Photo)

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Returning Operation Babylift orphan Jonathan Groth, of Doylestown, Pa., right, gets a smile from orphan Duc as he tours an orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Thursday, June 16, 2005. A group of Babylift orphans toured the facility as part of a return to Vietnam for the 30th anniversary of Operation Babylift. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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Returning Operation Babylift orphan Lyly Kara Koenig reacts as she tours an orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, Thursday, June 16, 2005. A group of Babylift orphans toured the facility as part of a return to Vietnam for the 30th anniversary of Operation Babylift. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)