"Lisa, I see the anguish you're going through on my account. The sorrow in your eyes acknowledges that this is one battle I'm sure to lose.
I answered my country's call to help those who yearned for the same values we enjoyed. The other side had their own set of values.
Who knew fifty years ago when stationed in the Quang Tri corner of the world that I harbored and took home the residue of Agent Orange.
It doesn't matter now what side you chose, all are punished as this legacy carries on."