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  • Kerry reunites with another Vietnam vet

    02/20/2004 9:19:27 PM PST · by Krodg · 46 replies · 167+ views
    Knight Ridder Newspapers ^ | Feb. 19, 2004 | James Kuhnhenn
    DAYTON, Ohio - It happened again. John Kerry reunited this week with another former seaman with whom he shared a harrowing night 35 years ago in a dark finger of water in Vietnam. Patrick Runyon, a 58-year-old shipping clerk from Eaton, Ohio, showed up at a local union headquarters where Kerry was to speak and reintroduced himself to the Massachusetts senator. Runyon wanted to find out whether Kerry recalled their single nighttime mission as well as he did. "He remembered quite a bit of it," Runyon said in an interview about his private meeting with Kerry. It was the second...