During the Vietnam War, the U.S. military released Agent Orange into Vietnam jungle to defoliate forest land, aiming at destroying place to lurk and operate of Vietnam’s guerrillas. However, its consequences have affected Vietnam seriously. An estimated 4.8 million people are infected by this chemical, hundreds of thousands of them passed away and millions of people, including their descendants, living with sequels of disease due to this toxic chemical.
During the Vietnam War, the U.S. military released Agent Orange into Vietnam jungle to defoliate forest land
In a poor village in the north of my country, Vietnam, there is a small house where a young girl, named Nguyet, lives. She is one of many people that got sequel after the war. She was born without her arms. Therefore, she can do her daily activities, thanks to her legs. She dreams of having a small house to live independently and having a peaceful life in the village.