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Joe Sciacca visits a young boy in Hue,

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Joe Sciacca visits a young boy in Hue, Vietnam, in 2009. The boy's many handicaps are reputedly a result of his parents' exposure to "Agent Orange." (Credit: Nguyen Uyen Vy)

He looks like your average Joe.

Joe Sciacca, 64, is a retired roofer with a shaggy silver goatee and wind-tousled, salt-and-pepper hair. He was born in Brooklyn, raised in Roosevelt; he served in Vietnam, then returned home to marry a local girl and settle down in Smithtown.

But when he speaks, with his Long Island accent dotted with Brooklyn highlights, the stories he tells are anything...

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