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Old 05-28-2013, 12:15 PM   #6
Conrad Gus
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Re: Memorial Day and Zanshin

Matthew Story wrote: View Post
No American my age has ever been pressed into military service
Not completely true. Many young people are pressured into joining the military for economic reasons. It's not the same as a draft, but when you don't have a viable alternative, I would still call that pressure. I would wager that it doesn't happen by accident.
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