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Catherine Leroy: Vietnam War brought to life

Above: Catherine Leroy is the subject of a book by Spokane author Mark Cronk Farrell. (Photo/Le Monde) Catherine Leroy was only 21 in 1966 when she arrived in Saigon. It was still relatively early in the Vietnam War, yet the Parisian woman managed to accompany and photograph all that she saw.
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The Spokesman-Review

She gave war a face: Mary Cronk Farrell’s new book offers a close-up on Vietnam War through pioneering photojournalist Catherine Leroy’s lens

The letters were the tipping point. Spokane author Mary Cronk Farrell had come across the story of Catherine Leroy, a novice photographer who at age 21 flew to Vietnam from her home in France hoping to get a few photos of the war published. Her images wound up in newspapers and magazines across the globe.
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