Thursday, June 19, 2014

THROWBACK THURSDAY


California - the 1970's
Former South Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Cao Ky
Madame Ky
and me

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  1. Wow, you really rubbed shoulders with the famous. I'm impressed.

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  2. Didn't he own a liquor store in CA at the time?

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    1. I don't think he owned it then but he did later on. This was shortly after he had arrived in the U.S.

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  3. I saw Ky a couple times in VN, and his wife was famous for wearing tight pants and a revolver slung low on her hip.

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    1. Yes, they were a pair to draw to. I think he was pretty much a gangster.

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  4. Great pic although it is dying for a caption contest. Here's mine. So General, where did you hide the money?

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    1. You win, Frank. He didn't seem overjoyed to shake hands with me. Think he expected me to be down on one knee!

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  5. I'm impressed. You traveled in some interesting circles.

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  6. Great moment. Wonder how he felt about you having more facial hair than he.

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  7. I guess politicians are the same the world over: as you said, he was a gangster

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  8. I especially like the details in the comments! :-)

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