Image of the Week, August 16 2010: Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Washington Monument were interesting subjects to focus on during a trip to DC. It was fascinating to observe how others interacted with these markers of our nation’s history. The design, by Maya Ying Lin (a then 21-year-old Yale University architecture student from Athens, Ohio) does a wonderful job commemorating the individuals whose names are inscribed on this powerful reminder of 1960’s America.

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