An intimate portrait of two Vietnamese families whose children are severely disabled due to exposure to the dioxin in Agent Orange. Video by Ed Kashi, stills by Catherine Karnow.
An audio slideshow by Vietnam Reporting Project fellow Catherine Karnow.
Since 1998, Marichia Simcik Arese’s Spiral Foundation has raised more than $1.6 million selling handmade items fashioned by disabled youth in Hue. The proceeds finance rehabilitation, job training and surgeries for Vietnamese suffering from congenital defects believed to be linked Agent Orange.