The Absolutely True Adventures of a School Librarian

The Absolutely True Adventures of a School Librarian

Monday, April 7, 2014

Vietnam Vet Speaks to Hoover High School IB Students

"I learned you could dig a hole in asphalt with your fingernails"

Mr. Coltrane's (@BradColtrane) IB students welcomed Vietnam Vet (and Mr. Coltrane's father) to Hoover High School today.  He spoke with students about his experience in Vietnam.  Students have just finished reading, The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien.

10:05 am CT Session:
(Speaker only)

12:46 pm CT Session:
(Speaker & Slides)

Slideshow of images from Vietnam:


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