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THE ARCHIVE OF AMBASSADOR KENNETH M. QUINN
FROM THE MISSISSIPPI TO THE MEKONG
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An Austrian New Year’s Lesson: Always Hold Your Child’s Hand

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Amb. Quinn describes how a unique Austrian New Year’s Eve custom led him to hold his three-year-old son Shandon’s hand as they exited the train car on the Vienna subway, known as the U-Bahn. When Shandon stumbled and started to fall under the wheels of the train, which was about to depart, that custom made a crucial difference. 

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