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Failure to Atone: The True Story of a Jungle Surgeon in Vietnam

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As a young medical doctor, Allen Hassan volunteered to treat Vietnamese civilians injured near the front lines of war-torn Vietnam.

A humanitarian mission sponsored by the American Medical Association to save the lives of Vietnamese civilians turned into a life-changing experience for Dr. Hassan. The atrocities and brutality he saw and experienced left the former U.S. Mari

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Hardcover, 272 pages
Published December 1st 2006 by Failure to Atone Press (first published July 4th 2006)
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Skye Pham
Sep 06, 2013 Skye Pham rated it really liked it
A pretty work of Allen Hassan.
The war was too horrific, there was nothing there I could sympathize with. Those people who made it up were just disgusting.
After this book, I realized how lucky I am. I am not rich, but at least I live in peace, I have my family, I go to school everyday, learn new things and visit new places as much as possible. Is that pretty much happiness? I get lucky, just get lucky.
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Incredible book ! a lot of obsession is left after closing a book. It inspired me to read more book of Vietnam War
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