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This could have been a death sentence for Sidney, who suffers from diabetes and a lung disease known as COPD, which obstructs his air flow and make him especially vulnerable to respiratory illnesses. You see these huge shoals of fish, and they all turn at the same time. Sitting in the garden of a retirement home in Capel Court, Newport, beneath a marble blue sky, Sidney, now 77, was recovering from another war, waged against an enemy just as invisible as the Viet Cong divers. The giveaway?
Family members of u.s. citizen michael phuong minh nguyen said he was unlawfully detained in vietnam.
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Then all of a sudden it starts. Click to play Tap to play. A car park! There were moments, too, when Sidney thought he wouldn't make it. Get our best Newport stories straight to your inbox. Now, he was stationed thousands of miles from his home as a demolition diver.
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Cloistered at Capel Court, he spends his days building model sailing ships and practising the guitar, but he often thinks wistfully of his diving days. More On Newport. He spent the remainder of his career calibrating gauges at an oil rig in Aberdeen, before moving to Newport after meeting his second wife, Jennifer, at a dance in Pontypridd while visiting his cousin.
In he witnessed the deadly Tet Offensive, named after the lunar new year, when 70, North Vietnamese troops attempted to overtake South Vietnam, bombarding towns and cities including Da Naang. Two metal pipes, sticking out a few inches near the leaves by a few inches.
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The video will auto-play soon 8 Cancel Play now. He last saw her over a year ago before the pandemic hit.
Want Newport news straight to your inbox? The vegetation, so harmless to the untrained eye, may have been deadly for the 14 sentries stationed there. up to our newsletter We use your -up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. Before he became a diver, though, Sidney first apprenticed as a tailor after leaving boarding school in Woking.
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For almost a year, he was unable to leave the building. The son of a sergeant major, he was born in India, and spent his early years trotting the globe with his parents, living for a time in Egypt.
I loved it and thought diving was going to be my life. Mumbles Cheryl Hedges only got on the bus as 'an impulse' and 'came around' after the impact, which ripped the front roof section off the bus, on her side, staring at broken glass and with blood on her hands.
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Sidney served in Da Naang, Vietnam, between andwhere he later became sergeant of a diving squad, at the height of tensions between the US and Viet Cong Vietnamese Communist which controlled the north. When the pandemic struck in MarchSidney was forced to take refuge inside his room, like thousands of vulnerable adults in care homes across the country. Working first as an aquatic demolitionist for the US Marines and later as an engineer on oil rigs across the globe, Sidney had been diving his whole life.
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Since he was a boy, Sidney dreamed of being a diver. Invalid Something went wrong, please try again later. News all Most Read Most Recent. On a humid spring day ina lily pad floated serenely along the surface of a river in south Vietnam, a few miles away from the city of Da Nang. It was why, when the lockdown hit, Sidney had years of experience to prepare him. In Decemberhe tested positive for coronavirus and was rushed to hospital, where he spent the next four weeks fighting the virus.