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Vietnamese New Year festival celebrates 30th anniversary in Orange County

It's really encouraging to see that the Vietnamese New Year Tet in southern California has become a major community festival, as memories of the Tet offensive fade.

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People wave flags during the 2011 Tet Parade Saturday morning, Feb. 5 in Westminster, Calif.

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Members of the United States Vietnamese American Vietnam War Alliance Association salute the crowd during the 2011 Tet Parade Saturday morning, Feb. 5 in Westminster, Calif.