Joe Galloway & Vince Cantu

Recorded March 7, 2018 Archived March 7, 2018 02:49 minutes
Languages: N/A
Id: APP472661


Vince Cantu and Joe Galloway, both 76, first met each other in third grade in the mile-wide town of Refugio, Texas. After they graduated as part of a class of just 55 kids in 1959, Joe left town to pursue journalism, and the two lost track of each other over the years. The came to StoryCorps in Austin, Texas, to recall the moment they reunited in a place they would have never expected during the Vietnam War. Originally aired February 24, 2018, on NPR’s Weekend Edition.


  • Joe Galloway
  • Vince Cantu