I turned twenty-one in Vietnam. There was no cake with candles, no presents, no party, no happy birthday songs, but I remember the tracers from thousands of armed Marines lighting up the night from the 1st Marine Division’s perimeter, and that display of destructive, brutal power was not a celebration of me turning twenty-one. 1,435 more words
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Some four-legged canine comfort is coming to paramedics in Alberta.
Alberta Health Services says it has enlisted a three-year-old black Labrador retriever to help responders overcome psychological job stress. 306 more words