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Stolen children

Christina Firfo

It was a mystery to her how or why she was separated from her mother and put in an orphanage and leper colony run by French nuns in Tonkin.

From the latest issue

Stolen children

Christina Firfo

It was a mystery to her how or why she was separated from her mother and put in an orphanage and leper colony run by French nuns in Tonkin.

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From the archive

Lao hit ball

Robert Cooper

One sport has played a surprising role in defining Laos and the Lao. Tikhi survived independence in 1954 and regime change in 1975.

Agent Monsanto

Mick Grant

Fifty years after the spraying of Monsanto’s Agent Orange in Vietnam, one actor still alive is Henry Kissinger, who turned ninety-three in May 2016.

Illustration by Oslo Davis