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Friday Factoid: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Designed by a 21 Year Old

In 1981, Maya Lin, at age 21 and while an undergraduate at Yale, won a national public competition for the design of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Lin’s design placed first among 1,421 submissions. Sources: Library of Congress Jon Wachs websiteIf you have any questions regarding the content of this communication, please contact Jonathan R. Wachs: | 301.575.0302. If you would like to subscribe to receive Friday Factoids® in your inbox click here.