Celebrity soldier

Vietnam War veteran Barry Blue (left) got a chance to meet fellow veteran-turned-actor R. Lee Emery.

Almost 50 years ago, Barry Blue was in a place just about as far away from Brenham as you can get — in distance and in culture.

Blue, from Brenham, found himself in South Vietnam as a corporal in the Marine Corps.

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