May 16, 2013
Staff Photo: Brendan Sullivan Guest speaker Larry Colburn, a helicopter gunner during the My Lai Massacre in Vietnam in 1968 shares his first hand experiences with students at Wesleyan School in Norcross Thursday. Colburn accompanied helicopter pilot Hugh Thompson during the Vietnam War in 1968.
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PEACHTREE CORNERS -- "Baby killer" was a term Larry Colburn became accustomed to being called on his return from Vietnam in 1969. After some of the atrocities committed by some U.S. soldiers, every service member returning from Vietnam heard the same words.