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  • Why did he do it? Was it the easy way out after he could not hack it as an academic? Was it the fact that he was raised in a house of females after his parents divorced. His tutors answered the first question " he has brains just can't be bothered to use them." The child shrink answered the next by telling all that would listen "craves male company." Is his real reason the fact that his father was a soldier as was his father before him. After three tours in Iraq and six in Afghanistan I asked him the question ' Why ' expecting some philosophical answer, his reply " when the shit hits the fan Dad someone has to clean up so why not me."
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