Vietnam veteran to meet the daughter he didn’t know he had, for the first time

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What if I had a daughter, and an entire household for that matter, and I had no concept? Kenny Erickson, 69, a Vietnam veteran dwelling in Sanford, will quickly meet a whole a part of his household that he did not know existed till months in the past. It began a few years in the past when the touring Vietnam Warfare Memorial arrived in Sanford. Erickson posted a few pictures on Fb and acquired a message from a lady saying, “You may be my dad.” He thought it was a joke. Erickson served in Vietnam in 1971 and had a month-long relationship with a lady. It was then despatched dwelling. He was 19. “And when my orders got here, I by no means acquired an opportunity to say goodbye,” he mentioned. Erickson had no concept that he was the daddy of somewhat lady, and it was by means of a preferred DVA check that the household bond was established. My Trang, now 50, is Kenny’s daughter. His daughter has seven youngsters, so Erickson is a grandfather, seven occasions extra. Erickson’s household is driving from Panama Metropolis to satisfy him. Erickson now says he has extra folks to like and extra individuals who love him.

What if I had a daughter, and an entire household for that matter, and I had no concept?

Kenny Erickson, 69, a Vietnam veteran dwelling in Sanford, will quickly meet a whole a part of his household that he did not know existed till months in the past.

It began a few years in the past when the touring Vietnam Warfare Memorial arrived in Sanford.

Erickson posted a few pictures on Fb and acquired a message from a lady saying, “You may be my dad.” He thought it was a joke.

Erickson served in Vietnam in 1971 and had a month-long relationship with a lady. It was then despatched dwelling. He was 19.

“And when my orders got here, I by no means acquired an opportunity to say goodbye,” he mentioned.

Erickson had no concept that he was the daddy of somewhat lady, and it was by means of a preferred DVA check that the household connection was established. My Trang, now 50, is Kenny’s daughter.

His daughter has seven youngsters, so Erickson is a grandfather, seven occasions extra.

Erickson’s household is driving from Panama Metropolis to satisfy him.

Erickson now says he has extra folks to like and extra individuals who love him.

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