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Unexploded Ordnance in Laos Keeps Country in Cycle of Poverty

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From 1964 to 1973, the U.S. flew 500,000 secret missions and dropped two million tons of bombs on Laos, two tons for every man woman and child in the country, making it the most heavily bombed country in history. Many did not explode on impact and today continue to kill and maim those who find them.

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