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Left Behind: The stories behind the items left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall

Left Behind: The stories behind the items left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall. (Photo: Kevin Drennen/ABC7)

ABC 7 News has been working on a documentary for most of 2016 about items left behind at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. We felt Veterans Day would be an appropriate time to release this powerful story. These very personal and intimate objects, like a rotor blade from a downed helicopter, speak not only to sacrifice but ultimately to our deepest desire to heal from a complicated and painful past. If you would like to share your story or provide feedback, we welcome it. Please email jkorff@sbgtv.com with your thoughts.

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The Warehouse

When you step inside an unassuming warehouse in Hyattsville, Maryland you’re reminded that extraordinary items a