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Sat Mar 29, 2014, 03:56 AM

3. My grandfather had stories

In mixed company he would talk about the great beer he would get in Holland and Belgium as he trudged through Europe after D-Day. After a couple of drinks, he might drift off into talking about some of the lovely ladies he got to know as a liberator. In the quiet of a late evening, he would tell me that his greatest joy was seeing a Nazi head explode after he put a bullet through it. Then he would smile, the smile of a man who did something distasteful for a good reason and a good cause. No PTSD for that guy; he was good with it. So am I.

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