Analysis: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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The veterans who fought in the Vietnam war are nothing but brave souls, and do deserve as much recognition as possible for their part in the war. There has been many mixed emotions about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. While still managing to be appropriate, it is a unique monument that does a very well job in honoring those who had fought in the Vietnam war. The idea of the memorial was chosen in a competition and the winner of that competition was 21 year-old Maya Ying Lin. Surprisingly, being so young, her design ended up winning first place in that competition. According to the New York Times style page of June 29, 1981 it says, “The Lin design has been highly praised.” However, some question the monument because it was
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