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The American Man Who Blows Up Bombs in Laos – Rambling Spoon

By Karen J. Coates / Photo by Jerry Redfern
Jan. 24, 2010
Rambling Spoon

©2009 Jerry RedfernIn just a few weeks, a very important man will return to Laos. His name is Jim Harris. He’s a retired school principal from rural Wisconsin. He’s the only American working in the field to clear U.S. bombs from the soil in Laos. That’s Jim in the picture above. He’s standing among his boxes and bins full of Lao artifacts, all part of his living museum (currently homeless, aside from this basement storage room) depicting daily life in Laos. READ MORE

One reply on “The American Man Who Blows Up Bombs in Laos – Rambling Spoon”

Hello, this message is for Jim Harris,
I finally have found a person that is doing what I want to do,
I want to go to Laos or Cambodia to help remove these millions of
land mines. The farmers need their land to live on and get their crops grown. Please contact me back. I’m serious about doing this.
Geoff Gerster

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