Vietnam: From Bombs To Bracelets

One last P.S. from Laos.

On my very last visit to the night market to buy some gifts, I came across this woman selling jewelry, key chains and bottle openers made from the aluminum that came from U.S. bombs. Talk about transformation!

They money is helping their village in many ways. The sign explaining the project said: “We bring the new meaning bombs and help ourselves and escape poverty.”

I bought a bottle opener in the shape of a map of Laos.

Check out the display below.

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street-seller

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