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She toured Vietnam with USO, now shares vets’ cancer battle

11 November

By Susan Abram, Staff Writer @ dailynews.com   She began her journey alone, armed only with mountains of documents, photographs, maps and letters that she thought proved the rare cancers she suffered from were linked to chemical exposure during the Vietnam War. But for much of the two years Lesli Moore Dahlke has battled the federal government for […]

Life is Not All Hard Edges

05 September

(ENNIS, Mt.) – Many of our readers know me through my writing here at Salem-News.com about my plight, challenges and struggles with Agent Orange exposure. I unknowingly received extensive exposure during Christmas 1970 in Vietnam during a USO Tour. I value the support I have received from many of our read­ers. I appreciate the comments— […]