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Vietnam Veteran Louie Culver

Laura Bush and Louie Culver give Culver's daughter, Sara Tucker, a standing ovation at the completion of her essay, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005 at Howard University in Washington, at the White House Conference on Helping America's Youth.

By Sylvia Maria Gross

Kansas City, MO – Vietnam Veteran Louie Culver and his 14-year-old daughter Sara Tucker have returned from an invitation by First Lady Laura Bush to the White House. An essay by Sara praising her single father caught the attention of First Lady Laura Bush. This week the father and daughter are taking time out to remember Culver's experiences in the Vietnam War.

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