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THE ARCHIVE OF AMBASSADOR KENNETH M. QUINN
FROM THE MISSISSIPPI TO THE MEKONG
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My First Marriage Proposal

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Amb. Quinn recalls how shortly after arriving in Vietnam, a seemingly innocent invitation to Sunday family dinner from an employee unexpectedly led to a marriage proposal. He explains that he barely escaped by driving down an insecure road in the dark, risking an ambush by the Viet Cong to flee from a “marriage ambush.”

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