Decision reconsidered

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Last updated on August 9th, 2017 at 02:38 pm

Second thoughts from a Marine who fled to Canada 38 years ago:

A Vietnam war-era deserter who was caught crossing into the United States and held for a week says he made a mistake when he fled the Marine Corps in 1968.

When I was 18, I wasn’t aware that duty and honor would mean as much to me as they do now,” Allen Abney, 56, said Monday in this southeast British Columbia town.

Ah, the idealistic, stupid Sixties. Back when people knew how to draw peace signs.

(Via Currency Lad, who will repay your visit with a wealth of insight)

Posted by Tim B. on 03/23/2006 at 08:02 AM
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