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Facing the entrance is an altar with flags of the United States and the principal Allied nations behind. She finds medicines in short supply, hygiene neglected and mass infections common, many of them fatal. Most important, Reagan provided $19 million to the Central Intelligence Agency in November 1981 to begin training a counterrevolutionary army known as the Contras. I remember WW-II and what my dad went through to insure freedom for us, and he was only one of so many.

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