Vietnam veteran Ken Waffle has been fighting for decades.

He fought for his country in the Vietnam War and fought upon his return home for acceptance from a country full of people who were against America’s participation in the civil conflict. Waffle, of Seguin, fought back tears Saturday as he finally got the welcome he thought he and his comrades during the war deserved.

Dalondo Moultrie is the assistant managing editor of the Seguin Gazette. You can e-mail him at dalondo.moultrie@seguingazette.com .

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