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A Letter from a Warrior

To a High School Senior Contemplating Enlisting in the Armed Services Dear Friend, It is more than 70 years since I sat as you do now preparing to finish high school. The world never looked bigger or brighter—even with a world war going on. It seemed so right to join the armed forces and be part of that exciting world out there, to find my🔒

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George Rubin is a member of Medford (N.J.) Meeting, a retired podiatrist, and has served as clerk for New York Yearly Meeting, Medford Meeting, and American Friends Service Committee’s New York regional office. He writes for the Medford Leas literary publication, is active with many Quaker organizations, and enjoys working with youth.


Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features

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