Viet Vet


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Viet Vet

n (dated US) → Vietnam(kriegs)veteran(in) m(f)
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The guy born Calvin Broadus, the gangbanger kid of an absent Viet vet father, was in and out of jail before entering Dr Dre's orbit and discovering the attractions of life as a Dogg.
Stet is sympathetic and believable, and the emotional connections he forges with the owner of the salvage yard, a gruff but caring Viet vet, and with his sister are affecting.
Waits' first album in seven years finds him on familiar gravel-voiced form telling stories of lost souls and disappointed dreams; or "pregnant women and Viet vets begging on the freeway" as in Cold Water.