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 - I talked to Leif Erickson, the highest ot The...
I talked to Leif Erickson, the highest ot The High Chaparrals, just before he left for Vietnam. He had a twofold reason for going —first, the patriotic thing, and, second, the personal desire to visit his son. Young William Leif Erickson is a PFC with a paratroop unit. “Before he joined up,” Leif says, "he went to Mexico City for a vacation. 1 wondered if he would come back: a lot of boys are staying in Mexico or Canada to avoid service, you know. “1 felt that whatever he decided to do would be all right with me. I'd still love him,

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  1. The El Dorado Times,
  2. 24 Jan 1968, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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