The Legacy Left by Agent Orange, Vietnam

by: Marina Lucic

August 9, 2012

Vietnam, Agent Orange, Cleanup, Ceremony

Decades after it contaminated jungle areas of Vietnam in order to blow enemy cover, the U.S. has finally started a clean-up project. Through the years, millions have been affected by Agent Orange and 150 000 children have been born with birth defects.

Agent orange, clean-up, ceremony

Women in traditional Vietnamese costume as a part of the ceremony launching the project.

Photos taken from AP

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