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THE ARCHIVE OF AMBASSADOR KENNETH M. QUINN
FROM THE MISSISSIPPI TO THE MEKONG
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A Lesson About What It Means to be an American in a Remote Village in Laos

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A side trip to Vientiane, the capital of Laos, Inspires Amb. Quinn to travel up country to the old royal capital of Luang Prabang. After touring the beautiful Buddhist temples there, Amb. Quinn wanders through the market in search of some souvenirs of the visit. When he discovers that he does not have enough money to purchase one particular item . What happens next leaves Amb. Quinn feeling “incredibly proud to be an American.”

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