Xanh “Lilly” Pyle was born in the village of Dong Ha in Southern Vietnam where she trained to be a soldier while still in her early teens. In 1972 she came to the United States and now resides in Cape Elizabeth.

Carol Lombard Clark is working on the screenplay “Goodbye Caroline,” a story about her childhood sweetheart, John Roberts, who was killed in Vietnam in 1962 when she was 17. She will be singing the national anthem at the opening ceremonies for the traveling Vietnam memorial wall on Friday.

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