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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Some in Vietnam say McCain ‘fought for peace’

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Some in Vietnam say McCain ‘fought for peace’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the death of Sen. John Mccain (all times local):
7:25 a.m.

People in Vietnam are remembering Sen. John McCain as having played an important role in normalizing relations between their country and the United States.

McCain was captured in 1967 when he parachuted into Hanoi’s Truc Bach Lake after his Navy aircraft was shot down during a bombing mission. He spent over five years in the prison known as the “Hanoi Hilton.”

On Sunday, a memorial was held at the lake, with residents leaving flowers to remember McCain, who died Saturday at the age of 81.

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