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Work 4 Peace,Hold All Life Sacred,Eliminate Violence! This is my often neglected blog mostly about my travels across country in my mobile billboard truck as I attempt to engage in dialogue with people in hopes to wake us up and inspire action to change our country and communities and selves. And it is froth with my opinions, insights, analyses toward that end of holding all life sacred, dismantling the empire and eliminating violence while creating the society and life we want

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Stories from the Station: Marines take care of me to be continued

A young Marine, leaving the station, told me today that the Marines are taking good care of him - they've given him drugs for his PTSD. He fought in Iraq for three terms and doesn't want to return for another term but he will if his country needs him. His wife and children? The Marines will take care of them too if he doesn't return this time.