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Remembering Pearl Harbor

While Congress debates taxes and whether or not they should have popcorn at a viewing of Lincoln, I remember, and had not yet been born.

I remember a university student (circa 1948), who decades later described one of her fellow GI-Bill students:  “Every once in a while, he would get up and walk out of class.  He couldn’t stay in the room.  He had spent days in the belly of a battleship that was sunk in Pearl Harbor. Not even the Professor minded:  everyone knew, and everyone understood.”

Remember Pearl Harbor. Look it up:  ~2,400 killed, only 55 civilians, in ninety minutes.

…And if some Vet behaves a little odd from time to time, understand … and remember.

 

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