The story of three items left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: a pencil holder, a sheriff's badge, and an electric guitar. Each item connects the living with the dead and are left as either memorials or to heal the wounds of war.

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Col. Holst
Richard Chevolleau ...
Timothy Mullen (segment "The Pencilholder")
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Capt. Alleln (segment "The Pencil Holder")
Clive Cholerton ...
Cpl. Daley (segment "The Pencil Holder")
Billy Parrott ...
Adjutant (segment "The Pencilholder")
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Green Beret Soldier (segment "The Pencilholder") (as D. Garnet Harding)
Jack Nguyen ...
Sang (segment "The Pencilholder")
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Marine Guard (segment "The Pencilholder")
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Counter Worker (segment "The Pencilholder") (as Deepak Jain)
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Ben Holst (segment "The Pencilholder")
Elyssa Livergant ...
Medic (segment "The Pencilholder")
Bret Pearson ...
Medic (segment "The Pencilholder")
Carson Durven ...
Soldier (segment "The Pencilholder")
Phil Morrison ...
Soldier (segment "The Pencilholder")
Rustey Davenport ...
Young Soldier (segment "The Pencilholder")
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The story of three items left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: a pencil holder, a sheriff's badge, and an electric guitar. Each item connects the living with the dead and are left as either memorials or to heal the wounds of war.

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There are 58,183 names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The lives they touched tell their stories.

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Worth your while
18 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For a Showtime made for TV Movie, this film is quite good. It made the best of its actors, budget, and time constraints. This is not an epic... but it is a very touching story about three names on the wall. The song performed by Graham Nash was very moving. This war was very divisive to our society... the three main characters put a human face on the reality of war.

I read other comments that seem to pick apart the film... Yes it certainly can't compete with a major feature... but if you take the time to watch the film instead of looking for reasons to tear it apart...you'll probably enjoy it.


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