Love Endures: Miracles Happen

Dear friends,

Our goal of this campaign was to solicit the funds needed to actualize a reunion of Fred Rivera and Herman Johnson, two Vietnam comrades who defied the conventional wisdom and allowed themselves to bond in a war zone, to develop genuine love and affection for each other even though at any moment a bullet or an RPG could punish them  for the extravagance of connecting to one another.

The reunion at the Vietnam War Memorial in DC took place on July 10, exceeding all expectations, and culminated with Herman receiving  the Purple Heart  he piad for a half a century ago.

You can read the details of the events here:

We are closing down our campaign on July 30th, and we are genuinely grateful to all of you who contributed to the success of this venture.

When good people come together for good purpose, grace happens.  Thank you for being among the good people.

with love and appreciation,
Thorn Sully,
friend, editor and publisher of Fred Rivera


  • Kristy Ann 
    • $15 
    • 47 mos
  • Gretchen Werner 
    • $25 
    • 47 mos
  • Jerry Clark 
    • $100 
    • 48 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 48 mos
    • $51 
    • 48 mos
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Thornton Sully 
Moscow, ID
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